Mrs. Isabel Meighen (née Cox), 1910


Mrs. Isabel Meighen (wife of Arthur Meighen) by William James Topley, January 1910

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 former Canadian 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.

source: Library & Archives Canada

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