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Manitoba Communities: Erickson (Unincorporated Town)

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This municipality was named for early postmaster E. Albert Erickson, who originally owned the land on which it is situated.

Present Status

Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Erickson (1 January 1953)
Town of Erickson (10 October 1997)
Amalgamated with Clanwilliam (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

1.30

Population

Year

Total

1956

488

1961

531

1966

547

1971

531

1976

558

1981

540

1986

565

1991

544

1996

507

2001

448

2006

456

2011

487

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1953

Alfred Emmanuel Thoren (1904-1990)

1954-1958

Theodore Lee (1885-1965)

1959-1966

John William “Jack” Cutter (1909-1983)

1967-1974

Edward Turner (1913-1994)

1975-1980

Joseph Lenkewich (1928-2011)

1981-1992

Henry Rudolph Oshust (1928-2015)

1993-1994

John Kelly

1995-1998

Anne Elizabeth Johnson (1929-2013)

1998-2002

Walter Yanchycki

2002-2005

Mike Geletchuk (1932-2005)

2006

John Braschuk Jr.

2007-2008

David Dauphinais

2009-2010

Cate Watrous

2010-2014

Valerie Soltys

2015-?

See Clanwilliam-Erickson

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Erickson.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Erickson.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

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

We thank Beryl Thoren Parrott for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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