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Roy E. Aitken
Birth: Jun. 13, 1882
Death: Oct. 28, 1976

Motion Picture Executive. A movie industry pioneer, he was one of the first to produce movies independent of Thomas Edison and the Motion Picture Patents Company. Along with his brother Harry, he founded a number of early motion picture production and distribution companies, most notable being the Mutual Film Corporation, the Epoch Producing Corporation, and the Triangle Pictures Corporation. Through a partnership with filmmaker D.W. Griffith, they produced and distributed the landmark 1915 motion picture "Birth of a Nation" to great success. (bio by: Prairie Home Staff) 
Family links: 
  Elvin Aitken (1847 - 1908)
  Sarah J Hadfield Aitken (1851 - 1929)
  Bertie Hadfield Aitken (1876 - 1877)*
  Harry E. Aitken (1877 - 1956)*
  Roy E. Aitken (1882 - 1976)
  Mabel A Aitken Griswold (1885 - 1963)*
  Gladys Aitken Armitage (1894 - 1980)*
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Prairie Home Cemetery
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section N, Lot 90, Grave 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Prairie Home Staff
Record added: May 25, 2001
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