Additional Info

Click here to get a Printer Friendly Page


Check all the Clans that have DNA Projects. If your Clan is not in the list there's a way for it to be listed. Electric Scotland's Classified Directory An amazing collection of unique holiday cottages, castles and apartments, all over Scotland in truly amazing locations.

Mini Biographies of Scots and Scots Descendants (A)
Aitken, William Maxwell (Lord Beaverbrook)

(1879-1964) Son of a Presbyterian minister who had immigrated from Scotland to New Brunswick. Aitken became a millionaire stockbroker in Montreal at age 29 and moved to England, where he was elected to Parliament. In 1916 he bought control of the London Daily Express and two years later founded the Sunday Express. He bought the Evening Standard in 1923. Aitken greatly increased the circulation of his papers and made another fortune. He held the rank of British cabinet minister in both world wars.

Return to A Index
Return to Mini Bios Index