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Beaverbrook

1st Baron, title of William Maxwell Aitken. 1879--1964, British newspaper proprietor and Conservative politician, born in Canada, whose newspapers included the Daily Express; minister of information (1918); minister of aircraft production (1940--41)
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After completing his education at Pembroke College, Cambridge, Lord Beaverbrook worked at Express Newspapers from 1972-1978, rising to General Manager of Sunday Express.
last year, said: "It was very interesting as it was a personal thing having Lord Beaverbrook as my great-grandfather and being brought up on stories of war.
Orpen was also friendly with Lord Beaverbrook and it seems it was he who got him off the hook.
The Board of Directors participated in a focus group regarding Draft Medication Standards on Thursday June 5, 2008 at the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel.
I was casually reading an announcement of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton, NB when this caught my eye--the Gallery had a current exhibit of the paintings and household artefacts of a 19th century Queens County farmer and amateur painter, Anthony Flower
Formerly the Lord Beaverbrook Hotel, the 168-room hotel is located along the banks of the St.
BURGLARS stole silver Beaverbrook jewellery and a 50-inch plasma television set during a house break-in yesterday.
5 million loan for the refinancing of 59 and 63 Beaverbrook Rd.
Jemma is a member of one of Britain's most famous dynasties - her greatgrandfather was the Press baron Lord Beaverbrook.
Last September the New Brunswick-based Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation announced that it was suspending its grants to a list of beneficiaries including "the Anglican Synod," because of the rising costs of its protracted lawsuits with the province's Beaverbrook Art Gallery.
No paper', Lord Beaverbrook said back in 1947, 'is any good at all for propaganda unless it is in a thoroughly good financial position'.
Currie studied chemical engineering at UNB in 1955 as a Beaverbrook scholar.