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Manitoba Communities: Harrison (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for David Howard Harrison.

Present Status

Municipality of Harrison Park (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Harrison (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated with Park (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Blanshard, Clanwilliam, Minto, Park, Saskatchewan, Strathclair

Constituent Communities

Newdale, Rackham, Sandy Lake

Land Area (square km)

476.73

Population

Year

Total

1891

437

1896

286

1901

619

1911

1489

1921

2147

1931

2482

1941

2446

1951

2005

1956

1804

1961

1697

1966

1629

1971

1327

1976

1202

1981

1093

1986

1027

1991

900

1996

894

2001

837

2006

812

2011

864

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

?

1888-1900

Edward McGill

1901

A. E. Gamey

1902-1905

Neil Cameron (1863-1935)

1906-1908

W. G. Wilson

1909-1910

Thomas M. Leggatt (1869-?)

1911-1914

W. A. Armstrong

1915-1918

Neil Cameron (1863-1935)

1919-1920

W. R. Lavery

1921-1922

Neil Cameron (1863-1935)

1923-1932

James McLaren

1933-1939

John A. Proven

1940-1945

Ira S. DeWitt

1946-1947

M. S. Sawisky

1948-1951

Ira S. DeWitt

1952-1959

John A. Proven

1960-1967

N. Serenuk

1968-1969

John H. “Jack” Creber (?-2014)

1970-1977

Adam Usick (1923-2015)

1978

Wil Norosky

1979-1980

?

1981-1986

Edward Nowell (?-c2009)

1987-1998

Ernest Malchuk

1998-2006

Tony Novalkowski (?-c2009)

2007-?

Anthony Kowalchuk

?-2014

Murray Davies

2015

See Harrison Park

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Harrison.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Harrison.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 March 2017

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