Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Geoffrey Rootes

From Graces Guide

1917 - 1992

1917 Born at Loose in Kent, elder son of William Rootes

1956 As one of the sons of the founders of Rootes Group, he took up a senior position in the company as MD of the manufacturing companies. [1]

1967 to 1973 Chairman of the business (by then a subsidiary of Chrysler Corporation)

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Tuesday, Jul 17, 1956
  • Biography of William Geoffrey Rootes, ODNB [1]