Spencer Wilks 1891-1971

Spencer Wilks 1891-1971. In 1931 he became Managing Director of the Rover Company and Chairman in 1957. He retired in 1962 but remained as a Director until 1967. Spencer and his brother Maurice Wilks together built Rover's reputation for quality cars and came up with the concept of the 'Land Rover'.

Please note: This photo is printed from the original archive image and therefore may
contain the occasional imperfection and blemish.

Spencer Wilks 1891-1971

BMIHT Reference Number: R003707

Code: A154192

(c) British Motor Industry Heritage Trust


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