Ex-PM Arthur Meighen's Fortune Embroiled In Multimillion-Dollar Court Fight

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For years, the fortune of a former prime minister was quietly mired in a hefty court battle pitting members of a prominent Canadian family against a big bank, Bay Street law firms and each other, CBC News has learned.

The fight over the financial legacy of Arthur Meighen, who served as prime minister in 1920-21 and 1926, grew to embroil 15 parties, two dozen lawyers and thousands of pages of records.

There were claims that a plaintiff attacked his own father in a bathroom, and legal bills in the millions of dollars. 

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