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Manitoba Municipalities: Clanwilliam (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Richard James Meade (1832-1907), the Fourth Earl of Clanwilliam. In 1902, two of its southern-most townships were removed to form the RM of Minto.

Present Status

Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Clanwilliam (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated with Erickson (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Harrison, Minto, Park, Rosedale

Constituent Communities

Crocus, Erickson, Hilltop, Kerrs Lake, Scandinavia

Land Area (square km)

350.78

Population

Year

Total

1891

400

1901

588

1911

979

1921

1393

1931

1361

1941

1631

1951

1460

1956

895

1961

835

1966

771

1971

663

1976

577

1981

572

1986

515

1991

481

1996

470

2001

467

2006

484

2011

414

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884

P. M. Cudhie

1885

Andrew Cook (1845-1906)

1886

William Bramwell Waddell (1857-1942)

1887-1900

Andrew Cook (1845-1906)

1901

William Bramwell Waddell (1857-1942)

1902

Simon Pollon (?-1926)

1903-1910

Peter C. Christopherson

1911-1914

John Carlson

1915-1919

Peter C. Christopherson

1920-1921

John Carlson

1922-1935

Peter C. Christopherson

1936-1939

Claus A. Haralson

1940-1941

Peter C. Christopherson

1942-1947

Emil L. Johnson

1948-1949

Alfred Skoglund

1950-1953

Theodore Lee

1954-1961

Fred P. Christopherson

1962-1970

Arthur C. Gusdal

1971-1977

Clifford D. Lundman

1978-1980

Basil Woloshen

1981-1983

Emil Shellborn

1984-2006

Russell Tiller (?-?)

2007-2014

Victor Baraniuk

2015-?

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History Books

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Maps

Sources

Forest to Field: Centennial History of Rural Municipality of Clanwilliam and Village of Erickson, Manitoba, Canada by the History Book Committee, 1984.

Early Days of Minnedosa by Mrs. E. J. Brown, MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1964-65 Season

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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