The Early Years
• William Maxwell Aitken was born in 1879, in Ontario into a family of ten children.
• They moved to Newcastle NB where Max, a bright but “idle boy” started on the path as a publisher
of his first newspaper...
• Lord Beaverbrook became
a well-known political figure in Britain
• He mingled with world leaders in politics,
finance, and newspapers.
Publisher & Benefactor
• After the war, Beaverbrook left
politics and established a chain of British newspapers.
• He also wrote books
on his wartime experiences.
The childhood home of
Lord Beaverbrook is a beautifully
restored 1877 Second Empire style house.
OPEN-JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER
Monday to Saturday
- 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday - 1 pm to 5 pm
Off Season: Please call
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