Max Aitken

Mr William Maxwell Aitken

Rush ID: 2989

Details

Born:
25 May 1879
Died:
9 June 1964
Birth place:
Canada
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Rev William Aitken and Jean Noble
Notes:
Best known as Lord Beaverbrook, under which name he held various Cabinet offices.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1911
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2989
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332454
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. AITKEN, Max (1879-1964)
  2. BEAVERBROOK, Lord (1879-1964) **

Alternative names

  1. Lord Beaverbrook (a.k.a.)

    name adopted as peer, 1917

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Beaverbrook

    New hereditary

    1917

Constituencies

  1. Ashton-under-Lyne

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1917*
    Date of exit: 16 December 1916
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Newcastle School, New Brunswick

Marriages

  1. Drury, Gladys

    Year: 1906

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Marlborough Club