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Fredericton in York County, New Brunswick — The Atlantic Provinces
 

The Right Honourable William Maxwell Lord Beaverbrook

 
 
The Right Honourable William Maxwell Lord Beaverbrook Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2019
1. The Right Honourable William Maxwell Lord Beaverbrook Marker
Inscription.  Member of Her Majesty’s Privy Council and Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick was born on May 25th 1879 the son of the Reverend William and Jane Aitken of the Manse, Newcastle, new Brunswick.

Throughout a career remarkable for its many achievements, including valuable services to Britain and the Commonwealth in two wars, he enriched this province by countless benefactions and provided opportunities for the young, enabling many to enjoy a fuller life.

This memorial to their friend and benefactor is placed here by school children and others that he may know their gratitude and the affection they feel for him.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is May 25, 1879.
 
Location. 45° 57.707′ N, 66° 38.33′ W. Marker is in Fredericton, New Brunswick, in York County. Marker can be reached from Queen Street (New Brunswick Route 102) just west of Sainte Anne's Point Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker and monument are located at the Officers' Square Provincial Heritage site. Touch for map
William Maxwell Lord Beaverbrook Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2019
2. William Maxwell Lord Beaverbrook Statue
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 575 Queen Street, Fredericton NB E3B 4Y7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Brunswick's 104th Regiment of Foot (within shouting distance of this marker); Anatomy of the Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Rainsford's Brave Rescue (within shouting distance of this marker); Juliana Horatia (Gatty) Ewing (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of the Canadian Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Epic Winter March of New Brunswick Soldiers in the War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); York County Court House / Le Palais de Justice du Comté de York (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fredericton Military Compound / Le Complexe Militaire de Frédéricton (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sir Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook. As a stockbroker in Montreal, Aitken made a fortune by amalgamating the entire cement industry of Canada. He then moved to England and was elected to the House of Commons in 1910. In December 1916 Aitken bought a majority interest in the London Daily Express. Subsequently he founded the London Sunday Express and acquired the London Evening Standard. Financier in Canada, politician
William Maxwell Lord Beaverbrook Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2019
3. William Maxwell Lord Beaverbrook Monument
(marker is mounted on the south/front side of the monument)
and newspaper proprietor in Great Britain, he was one of three persons (the others were Winston Churchill and John Simon) to sit in the British cabinet during both World Wars. (Submitted on July 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook. As minister of aircraft production in Churchill's wartime government, Beaverbrook galvanized the aircraft industry. Other wartime appointments followed, but despite his bullish determination Beaverbrook lacked the temperament for lasting political success and left politics in 1945. After the war, he supervised his newspapers and wrote memoirs and biographies of his influential friends. (Submitted on July 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Jul. 4, 2022