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Manitoba Communities: Brokenhead (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality takes its name from the Brokenhead River that flows through it.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Brokenhead (15 November 1900)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Brokenhead (15 November 1900)

Adjoining Municipalities

Lac du Bonnet, Reynolds, St. Clements, Springfield

Constituent Communities

Allegra, Brokenhead, Cloverleaf, Cromwell, Garson, Hazelglen, Ladywood, Lydiatt, St. Ouens, Tyndall

Land Area (square km)

750.54

Population

Year

Total

1881

1085

1891

1300

1901

1844

1911

3746

1921

4121

1931

4799

1941

5119

1951

3573

1956

3498

1961

3202

1966

2998

1971

2882

1976

2888

1981

3032

1986

3165

1991

3328

1996

3495

2001

3527

2006

3940

2011

4635

2016

5122

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1901

F. McCowan

1902

Edward Augustus Dugard (1856-1933)

1903-1904

C. A. Maddin

1905-1907

John Little

1908

George Gardiner

1909

J. J. Short

1910

Joseph Shaw (1865-?)

1911-1914

George Gardiner

1915

E. A. Dugard

1916-1918

Anton Modrzejewski

1919

William Bethel (1874-1953)

1920

Henry Adolph

1921

Alfred F. Trapp (?-1953)

1922-1927

Christian Huber

1928

Anton Modrzejewski

1929

Alfred F. Trapp (?-1953)

1930-1931

T. G. Wawryshynk

1932-1933

Clifford Barclay (1876-1961)

1934-1935

Christian Huber

1936-1943

John-Sylvestre Aloysius Sinnott (1905-1960)

1944-1946

A. J. H. McLeod

1947-1949

Fred Small

1950-1951

John-Sylvestre Aloysius Sinnott (1905-1960)

1952-1958

Arthur A. “Archie” Trapp (1918-2007)

1958-1971

John Lashek

1972-1975

Irvin “Rick” Stefansson

1976-1986

Clarence Baker (1928-2006)

1986-1989

?

1989-1998

Clarence Baker (1928-2006)

1999-2005

Al Tymko

2006

?

2007-2014

Glen Dudeck

2015-?

Brad Saluk

Memorable Manitobans

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Maps

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Brokenhead (2001)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

They Stopped at a Good Place: The History of the Beausejour, Brokenhead, Garson and Tyndall Area of Manitoba, 1875-1981. Beausejour-Brokenhead Historical Committee, 1982. Manitoba Legislative Library F5648.B76.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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