In December 1962, Bill Jasper and John
(Jack) Fitzgerald formed the J&F Corporation and began doing
business as J&F Reddy Rents at 4909
Excelsior Blvd. at Quentin. The company started as a
general tool rental store, and grew to rent construction
equipment such as air compressors and Bobcat tractors.
Success led to further expansion into rental trucks and
party goods, and the building next door (4911 Excelsior
Blvd.) was purchased to
accommodate the latter.
To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, Reddy Rents will be
adding new equipment and hosting a series of events.
One of the events will be a floor sanding class which will
be held the second Saturday of each month at 10 am where
participants will have the opportunity to use floor sanders
on an actual hardwood floor. The company will also
host its annual Ladies Dan in the fall of 2013. Other
events will be listed on the company's Facebook page and Web
throughout the year.
This information comes from a variety of sources: newspapers, books, yearbooks, phone directories, interviews, etc. Given the varied sources, we cannot guarantee that all of this information is correct, and welcome any additions and corrections. Please contact us with your contributions and comments.