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No. 87


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Manitoba Communities: Dauphin (City)

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This municipality takes its name from Fort Dauphin, a fur trade post established on the shore of nearby Lake Dauphin by La Verendrye in 1741.

Present Status

City of Dauphin (20 March 1998)

Incorporation History

Village of Dauphin (11 July 1898)
Town of Dauphin (21 November 1901)

Adjoining Municipalities

Dauphin (RM)

Land Area (square km)

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Population

Year

Total

1901

1135

1906

1670

1911

2815

1916

3200

1921

3885

1926

3580

1931

3971

1936

4147

1941

4662

1946

4637

1951

6007

1956

6190

1961

7374

1966

8655

1971

8891

1976

9109

1981

8971

1986

8875

1991

8453

1996

8266

2001

8085

2006

7906

2011

8251

2016

8457

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1898

George Barker

1899

R. C. Brown

1900

A. J. McPherson

1901-1903

George King (1858-1924)

1904

C. F. Turner

1905-1906

John E. Hedderly

1907-1909

James Graham Harvey (1869-1950)

1910

R. C. Sparling

1911-1913

Henry Fleming Caldwell (1857-1927)

1914

Dr. E. Bottomley

1915

Duncan D. McDonald (1871-1953)

1916

George Johnson

1917-1919

James Langstaff Bowman (1879-1951)

1920-1921

Robert J. Malcolm

1922

Harold V. Smith (1879-?)

1923-1924

Robert Fagin

1925-1926

George Hastings Palmer (1881-1947)

1927-1928

Joseph W. Skinner

1929-1932

W. E. Robson

1933

A. Bennett

1934-1937

Duncan D. McDonald (1871-1953)

1938-1943

John E. Ramsden

1944-1945

Isaac Canton Johnston (1896-1974)

1946-1955

William Lewis Bullmore (1912-1972)

1956-1958

Stewart E. McLean (1913-1996)

1959-1964

Harold J. Mobberley (c1912-1989)

1965

Andrew C. Newton (?-?)

1966-1969

J. Hugh C. Dunlop

1970-1983

Andrew C. Newton (?-?)

1983-1986

Lawrence A. Milner

1987-1990

Martin Bidzinski

1991-1992

Virginia Jamieson

1992-1993

Martin Bidzinski

1994-1997

Inky Mark

1997-1998

Virginia Jamieson

1998-2002

William H. Nicholson

2002-2010

Alex Paul

2011-2017

Eric Irwin (?-2017)

2017-?

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Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Dauphin.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Dauphin.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

'Tremendous loss': Dauphin Mayor Eric Irwin dies on vacation in Florida,” CBC News, 25 November 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 November 2017

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