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Rootes, Sir Reginald Claudlocked

  • G. T. Bloomfield


Rootes, Sir Reginald Claud (1896–1977), motor vehicle manufacturer, was born in Goudhurst, Kent, on 20 October 1896, the younger son of William Rootes (1869–1955), a cycle and motor engineer, and his wife, Jane Catt. He was educated at Cranbrook School, where, unlike his elder brother ...

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