Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 139,008 pages of information and 225,314 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1917 - 1992
1917 Born at Loose in Kent, elder son of William Rootes
1967 to 1973 Chairman of the business (by then a subsidiary of Chrysler Corporation)