Beaverbrook, First Baron. Originally William Maxwell Aitken. 1879-1964. Canadian-born Brit author, financier, and politician. He founded their press empire from the regular Express (1916) as well as the night Standard (1923), held numerous case positions during 1940s, and had been a confidant of Winston Churchill.
British newspaper publisher and politician (created in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)