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Brian Gordon Rootes

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Brian Gordon Rootes (1919-1971)

1919 Born the younger son of William Rootes

1943. Announced engagement. [1]

1956 Together with other sons of the founders of Rootes Group, he took up a senior position in the company as MD of Rootes Ltd[2]

1971. Memorial service to him. Lord Rootes is brother. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Wednesday, Dec 22, 1943
  2. The Times, Tuesday, Jul 17, 1956
  3. The Times, Thursday, Jan 21, 1971