Isabel Meighen

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Isabel Meighen
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Spouse of the Prime Minister of Canada
In role
June 29, 1926 – November 25, 1926
Preceded by Vacant,a
title last held by herself
Succeeded by Vacant,
title next held by Jeanne St. Laurent
In role
July 10, 1920 – December 29, 1921
Preceded by Laura Borden
Succeeded by Vacant,a
title next held by herself
Personal details
Born Jessie Isabel Cox
(1882-04-18)April 18, 1882
Granby, Quebec, Canada[1]
Died September 6, 1985(1985-09-06) (aged 103)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Spouse(s) Arthur Meighen
Children Theodore Meighen
Maxwell Meighen
Lillian Meighen Wright
a. ^ The Prime Minister from
December 29, 1921 to June 29, 1926 was William Lyon Mackenzie King.

Jessie Isabel Meighen (née Cox; April 18, 1882 – September 6, 1985) was the wife of Arthur Meighen, the ninth Prime Minister of Canada.

She was born in Granby, Quebec. She married Arthur Meighen in 1904, and they had two sons and one daughter:

  1. Theodore Roosevelt Meighen (1905–1979), whose son Michael Meighen is a Canadian former senator, lawyer and cultural patron
  2. Maxwell Charles Gordon Meighen (1908–1992)
  3. Lillian Meighen Wright (1910–1993)

Meighen died at the age of 103 and was interred next to her husband in the St. Marys Cemetery in the town of St. Marys, Ontario.

See also


  1. ^ [1]

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