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Aitken, William Maxwell, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

Date of birth:
May 25th, 1879 (Maple/Ontario, Canada)
Date of death:
June 9th, 1964 (Surrey, United Kingdom)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Political career during the Second World War:
14 May 1940 1 May 1941: Minister of Aircraft Production
29 June 1941 4 February 1942: Minister of Supply
4 February 1942 19 February 1942: Minister of War Production
24 September 1943 27 July 1945: Lord Privy Seal

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Awarded on:
June 20th, 1911

George V conferred the honour of Knighthood at St. James's Palace on the 6th of July 1911.
Knight Bachelor

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