Geoffrey Rootes
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Born in Loose, Kent
Born in 1917
Died in 1992

Born 1917. Died 1992 - English motor industry executive.

In 1937 joined family motor vehicle business founded by his father. Faced increasing competition from larger firms. Completely taken over by Chrysler UK in 1967. Resigned in 1973 and became chairman of Game Conservancy (1975-79).

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