Arthur Meighen taught at Caledonia High School from 1897-99, it was his first job out of university. He was here for just two years before going to Winnipeg to study law.
He got involved in politics and eventually became Prime Minister of Canada in 1920.
He held a soft spot for the town his whole life, coming back frequently for visits. He was present at the 1927 Diamond Jubilee town celebrations (Canada 60 years old). And he was here for the 100th anniversary of Haldimand County in 1950.