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Lord Beaverbrook

Business (25-May-1879 — 9-Jun-1964)


Lord Beaverbrook. Lord Beaverbrook: My Early Life. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: Brunswick Press. 1965. 199pp.

Gordon Beckles. Birth of a Spitfire: The Story of Beaverbrook's Ministry and Its First 10,000,000. London: Collins. 1941. 160pp.

Lewis Chester; Jonathan Fenby. The Fall of the House of Beaverbrook. London: Andre Deutsch. 1979. 255pp.

Anne Chisholm; Michael Davie. Beaverbrook: A Life. London: Hutchinson. 1992. 589pp.

Tom Driberg. Beaverbrook: A Study in Power and Frustration. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1956. 323pp.

David Farrer. G for God Almighty: A Personal Memoir of Lord Beaverbrook. New York: Stein & Day. 1969. 176pp.

Logan Gourlay (editor). The Beaverbrook I Knew. London: Quartet Books. 1984.

Peter Howard. Beaverbrook: A Study of Max the Unknown. Canada: Brunswick Press. 1964. 164pp.

Janet Aitken Kidd. The Beaverbrook Girl: An Autobiography. London: Collins. 1987. 240pp. By Lord Beaverbrook's daughter.

F. A. Mackenzie. Beaverbrook: An Authentic Biography of the Right Hon. Lord Beaverbrook. London: Jarrolds. 1931. 296pp.

Gregory P. Marchildon. Profits and Politics: Beaverbrook and the Gilded Age of Canadian Finance. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. 1996. 348pp.

Edgar Middleton. Beaverbrook: The Statesman and the Man. London: Stanley Paul & Co.. 1934. 256pp.

A. J. P. Taylor. Beaverbrook. London: Hamish Hamilton. 1972. 712pp.

Colin Michael Vines. A Little Nut-Brown Man: My Three Years with Lord Beaverbrook. Frewin. 1968. 279pp.

Kenneth Young. Churchill & Beaverbrook: A Study in Friendship and Politics. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1966. 349pp.


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  6. A Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.6)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.52)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.55)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.44)

  10. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.123-25)

  11. International Who's Who 1960 (p.68)

  12. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.43)

  13. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (pp.60-62)

  14. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.31)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.4)

  16. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.45)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.51)

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