Gatineau, June 15, 2012—
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is 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 again Prime Minister again in 1926 but only for four days. Meighen retired in 1927 and was appointed to the Senate in 1932.
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