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Manitoba Municipalities: Glenwood (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named by settler William H. Sowden after his estate “The Glen” in Ontario which was surrounded by woods.

Present Status

Municipality of Souris-Glenwood (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Glenwood (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated with Souris (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Cameron, Oakland, Sifton, Whitehead, Whitewater

Constituent Communities

Bunclody, Hayfield, Menteith, Newstead, Schwitzer, Souris

Land Area (square km)

577.58

Population

Year

Total

1891

1473

1896

1358

1901

2072

1911

1446

1921

1424

1931

1493

1941

1236

1951

1063

1956

989

1961

930

1966

953

1971

809

1976

839

1981

841

1986

708

1991

722

1996

710

2001

697

2006

640

2011

602

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

John Nesbitt Kirchhoffer (1848-1914)

1888

William Smith

1889

John Smith Hitchcock (1858-1938)

1890-1891

?

1892-1893

William Herriot (1843-1927)

1894

?

1895

Anthony James Hughes (1859-1937)

1896

Robert Isaac Crisp (1849-1927)

1897-1898

?

1899

Robert Isaac Crisp (1849-1927)

1900

?

1901-1902

Anthony James Hughes (1859-1937)

1903

Ainslie Lunham Young (1868-?)

1904

Andrew Wellington Gerow (1853-1923)

1905

George Kerr

1906-1910

John M. Perdue

1911-1920

Andrew Wellington Gerow (1853-1923)

1921-1925

John M. Perdue

1926-1931

George Brown

1932-1935

William McCulloch

1936-1945

Mark W. Janz

1946-1953

William J. Barclay

1954-1967

Llewelyn Brychan “Chappie” Powell

1968-1978

David L. Barclay

1979-1980

?

1981-1983

Mark E. Janz

1984-1989

A. Roy Lovatt

1990-2001

Douglas C. Denning

2002-2014

Malcolm E. “Sandy” Sanderson

2015

See Souris-Glenwood

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Glenwood.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Glenwood.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

The People of Souris and Glenwood from the Earliest Beginnings to the Present by Souris and District Heritage Club Inc., 2006.

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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