Obituary: Robert L. Rooke

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The Independent Online
Robert L. Rooke, stockbroker, died Palm Beach, Florida 27 June, aged 103. Started work at Merrill Lynch in 1919, and became a partner in 1928. Took up a seat on the New York Stock Exchange in the same year and at his death was thought to have been its oldest member. Continued to deal in stocks until early this year.