Aitken, Max (Bt. Sir) - from United Kingdom

ID: 25696
Organization: C1001
Country of meeting: in the year 1978

Sir Max Aitken, the 1001 Club member, is also known as the 2nd Lord Beaverbrook. Born in 1910 in Canada. Served as a pilot during World War II, earning the Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying Cross. Reached the rank of Group Captain. Member of Parliament for Holborn 1945-1950. After the war he entered the family newspaper business as a director of the Express Group and Beaverbrook Newspapers Ltd. President, Express (formerly Beaverbrook) Newspapers Ltd, since 1977 (Chairman, 1968–77), former Director, Trafalgar House Ltd, Associated Television Ltd. Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick. Died in 1985.

Activities in the Orangization:
Member, †1985