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Manitoba Communities: Gillam (Town)

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This municipality is named for early fur traders Captain Zachary Gillam and his son Captain Benjamin Gillam. They built posts on the Nelson River in 1682.

Present Status

Town of Gillam (1 January 1997)

Incorporation History

Local Government District of Gillam (1 May 1966)

Adjoining Municipalities

None

Land Area (square km)

1996.34

Population

Year

Total

1996

1534

2001

1178

2006

1209

2011

1332

2016

1265

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1967-1973

J. H. Knight

1974-1975

R. Leslie Price

1976-1978

Barry R. Wilde

1979-1980

?

1981

Frederick Clifford Woods “Cliff” Turner (1938-2003)

1982-1986

Robert S. Legary

1987-1989

Wayne Wittmeir

1990-1991

Steve Dowhan

1992-1998

Martin D. Boyce

1999-2003

Dennis P. Soloway

2004

?

2005-2010

Albert McTavish

2010-2012

James “Jim” Goymer

2012-?

Tom Zelenesky

?-2018

?

2018-?

Dwayne Forman

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Gillam.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Gillam.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Jane Brown for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 October 2018

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