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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...

 
The Canadian
in Britain

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.

 
Historic
Beaverbrook House

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 for an appointment

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