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Manitoba Communities: Cameron (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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The municipality was named for John Donald Cameron, the Attorney General of Manitoba from 1896 to 1900.

Present Status

Municipality of Grassland (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Cameron (16 November 1896)
Amalgamation of Cameron, Hartney and Whitewater (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Albert, Arthur, Brenda, Glenwood, Morton, Pipestone, Sifton, Whitewater, Winchester

Constituent Communities

Argue, Grande-Clairiere, Hartney, Lauder, Underhill

Land Area (square km)

759.15

Population

Year

Total

1891

600

1896

?

1901

2195

1911

1679

1921

1746

1931

1706

1941

1408

1951

1222

1956

1125

1961

1016

1966

941

1971

798

1976

730

1981

683

1986

613

1991

538

1996

537

2001

496

2006

433

2011

420

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1897

John M. Fee

1898-1902

Albert Henry (1857-1937)

1903-1905

John R. Shepherd (1850-?)

1906

George Albert Coulter (1865-1915)

1907-1909

James W. Reid

1910-1911

J. A. Rollins

1912-1914

Angus McDonald

1915-1916

?

1917

Nathaniel Barber (1854-1933)

1918-1943

George Morrison (1861-1945)

1944-1945

John Agnew

1946-1975

Arthur Galbraith

1976-1977

Joseph A. Agnew

1978-2001

T. Arthur Cowan

2002-2014

Wayne Drummond

2015

See Grassland

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Cameron.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Cameron.

Maps

Rural Municipality of Cameron

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 June 2017

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