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Manitoba Municipalities: Killarney-Turtle Mountain

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Links to nearby municipalities: Morton | Riverside | Roblin | Strathcona

Turtle Mountain was incorporated as a Rural Municipality on 15 August 1881. The original RM was split into RMs of Turtle Mountain, Deloraine, and part of Riverside. Killarney was incorporated as a Village on 1 December 1903. It became a Town on 4 June 1907 and it merged with the RM of Turtle Mountain to form the Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain on 1 January 2007.

Killarney-Turtle Mountain

Reeves (RM of Turtle Mountain):

Term

Reeve

1882-1887

?

1888-1890

Robert Monteith (1843-1930)

1891

?

1892

Robert Smith

1893-1897

Robert Monteith (1843-1930)

1898-1900

Thomas Shannon

1901-1902

James Wellington Smaill (1860-1937)

1903-1908

John Hannah (1857-?)

1909-1915

James Miller

1916-1929

Howard Brown

1930-1937

Thomas R. Gregory

1938-1949

Benjamin E. Shaw

1950-1953

Alexander Cochrane

1954-1957

S. J. Tripp

1958-1959

Alexander Cochrane

1960-1971

S. J. Tripp

1972

?

1973-1975

J. M. Chapman

1976-1985

Gordon Leonard Church (1913-1985)

1986-1989

Ivan C. Lawson

1990-2005?

Wayne Nichol

2007

Merged with Killarney to form the Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain

Mayors (Town of Killarney):

Term

Mayor

1904

Robert Monteith (1843-1930)

1905

John Hannah (1857-?)

1906

Thomas James Lawlor (1853-1937)

1907

?

1908

James Matthias Baldwin (1857-?)

1909

Thomas Henry Buck (1859-1929)

1910

Josiah McKee (1873-?)

1911

Thomas Henry Buck (1859-1929)

1912

W. J. Sanders

1913-1914

A. C. Shepherd

1915-1917

James Wellington Smaill (1860-1937)

1918-1920

A. C. Shepherd

1921-1922

Thomas J. Cooper

1923-1927

Robert Watson

1928-1937

James Wellington Smaill (1860-1937)

1938-1939

Fred E. Stevenson (?-1957)

1940-1943

W. J. Carson

1944-1949

G. M. Anderson

1950-1959

James Alexander Victor David (1887-1976)

1960-1963

Peter James McDonald (1912-1971)

1964-1967

R. R. Watson

1968-1977

David R. Gibson

1978-1986

George Edward Dow (1929-2011)

1987-1989

Roy A. Pugh

1990-1992

Coke Hartwell

1993-1995

Gordon Shackel

1996-1998

Ron Opperman

1999-2001

Sandra Warnez

2002-2005?

Mark Witherspoon

2007

Merged with Turtle Mountain to form Killarney-Turtle Mountain

Mayors (Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain):

Term

Mayor

2007

Brian Moore

2008-?

Rick Pauls

Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Killarney-Turtle Mountain.

Sources:

In View of Turtle Hill: A Survey of the History of Southwestern Manitoba to 1900 by Norman E. Wright, MA thesis, University of Manitoba, 1951.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2014

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