Arthur Meighen images now on Flickr 

We are pleased to announce that a new set of images depicting the 9th Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen is now available on Flickr.

Arthur Meighen was born in Anderson, Ontario on June 16, 1874. Running as a candidate for the Conservatives in Portage la Prairie, Meighen was elected to the House of Commons in 1908. In 1920, Arthur Meighen became leader of the Conservatives and Prime Minister of Canada until 1921. Arthur Meighen became Prime Minister again on June 29, 1926 but only for four months until September 24, 1926. Meighen retired in 1927 and was appointed to the Senate in 1932.

To learn more about Arthur Meighen:
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, Arthur Meighen.

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2 thoughts on “Arthur Meighen images now on Flickr 

  1. You state that Meighen became Prime Minister again in 1926 but only for four days.According to the Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967, published by the Public Archives of Canada in 1968, Meighen was Prime Minister from 29 June 1926 to 25 September 1926. This is considerably longer than four days.

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