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Aitken

Robert Grant. 1864--1951, US astronomer who discovered over three thousand double stars

Aitken

(ayt -kin) See table at craters.
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The Aitkens and all their friends appeared to be hard working, honest farmers.
Shortly after the Aitkens went missing, Parker had told McCallie that there was a shortage of drugs because he and Meikleham had been ripped off pounds 30,000 in a deal.
\William, 16, Alexandra, 18, and Petrina Khashoggi, 19, Aitken's daughter by society beauty Soraya Khashoggi, arrived with the disgraced former Cabinet Minister's mother Lady Aitken.
They were all there to see Aitken in his new home - Standford Hill open prison on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, dubbed "The Savoy" because of its relaxed regime.
Aitken, 57 - freed earlier this year after serving seven months of an 18-month jail sentence for perjury - has declared himself bankrupt saying he had only pounds 40,000.
At the time Aitken, Treasury Secretary in the Tory government, was gearing up for his showdown with the press over claims that he served Arab interests as a minister.
Mr Aitken's three daughters were there, as were the bride's sons by her marriage to Harris who played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films.
Aitken served seven months of an 18-month sentence for perjury after a failed libel trial hinging on a Paris hotel bill.
Mr Aitken, 56, recently took a DNA test to confirm he was the father of 18-year-old Petrina Khashoggi.
Conviction on either allegation could mean prison for millionaire Aitken.