Robert Greenshields Meikle

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Robert Greenshields Meikle
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Argenteuil
In office
Preceded by Sydney Robert Bellingham
Succeeded by William Owens
Personal details
Born ca 1830
Died after 1887
Political party Liberal

Robert Greenshields Meikle (ca 1830 – after 1887) was a merchant and political figure in Quebec. He represented Argenteuil in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1878 to 1881 as a Liberal.

He was born in Lachute, Lower Canada, the son of John Meikle, originally a manufacturer in Glasgow,[1] and Jean Greenshields. In 1830, he became co-owner of the general store established by his father at Lachute. Meikle was a justice of the peace and also served in the Commissioners' Court. He ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the House of Commons in 1887.