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Arthur Meighen

(1874—1960) prime minister of Canada


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(1874–1960)

Canadian Conservative politician, Prime Minister (1920–21; 1926). Meighen advocated a protective system of trade tariffs. His second term was curtailed by his party's defeat in the House of Commons and at the subsequent general election.

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — History of the Americas.


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