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1st Baron cr 1959 (William Edward Rootes)


GBE 1955 (KBE 1942)

Born 17 Aug. 1894; s of late William Rootes, Hawkhurst, Kent; m 1st, 1916, Nora Press (marr. diss., 1951; she ...

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