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Manitoba Communities: Grey (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Earl Grey, Governor General of Canada from 1904 to 1916, the period during which it was incorporated.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Grey (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Grey (9 February 1906)
Amalgamation of Grey and St. Claude (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Cartier, Dufferin, Macdonald, Norfolk-Treherne, Portage la Prairie

Constituent Communities

Culross, Elm Creek, Fannystelle, Haywood, St. Claude

Land Area (square km)

960.57

Population

Year

Total

1871

100

1881

700

1891

800

1896

?

1901

1119

1911

2518

1921

3520

1931

3472

1941

4174

1951

3881

1956

3853

1961

3733

1966

2890

1971

2551

1976

2409

1981

2194

1986

2195

1991

2104

1996

2201

2001

2147

2006

2004

2011

2615

2016

2648

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1907

R. H. Staples

1907-1916

Joseph “Joe” Wood (1867-1935)

1917-1921

Charles R. Rattliff

1922-1930

Charles J. H. Arbez

1931-1945

John M. Kennedy

1946-1960

E. A. Baragar

1961-1978

H. W. Shearer

1979-1980

?

1981-1983

Julius Petkau

1983-1992

Marcel Painchaud (1937-2015)

1993-2001

Charles Scharien

2002-2013

Theodore Frank “Ted” Tkachyk (?-2015)

2014-?

Raymond Franzmann

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Grey.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Grey.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 February 2019

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