(William Maxwell Aitkin) 1879-1964; Brit. newspaper publisher & statesman, born in Canada
First BaronOriginally William Maxwell Aitken. 1879-1964
Canadian-born British publisher, financier, and politician. He founded his press empire on the Daily Express (1916) and the Evening Standard (1923), held many cabinet positions during the 1940s, and was a confidant of Winston Churchill.