Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 138 years

 


MHS
Events


Fall
Field Trip:
Ukrainian
Settlement


Manitoba
History

No. 84


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


Digitized
Local History
Books


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Manitoba Communities: Lac du Bonnet (Town)

Link to:
Population | Mayors / Reeves | Memorable Manitobans | Historic Sites | History Books | Maps | Sources

This municipality was named for the fur trade post of Lac-du-Bonnet House.

Present Status

Town of Lac du Bonnet (10 October 1997)

Incorporation History

Village of Lac du Bonnet (31 December 1947)
Town of Lac du Bonnet (10 October 1997)

Adjoining Municipalities

Lac du Bonnet

Land Area (square km)

2.15

Population

Year

Total

1951

571

1956

523

1961

569

1966

886

1971

952

1976

971

1981

985

1986

1021

1991

1076

1996

1070

2001

1089

2006

1009

2011

1069

2016

1089

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1948-1951

Johannes “Joseph” Sparman (1893-1977)

1952

Michael Danylchuk

1953-1957

Edythe Millicent “Edie” Brown (1913-2008)

1958-1964

Walter Zarecki (1922-2010)

1965-1971

W. A. Campbell

1972

Gordon Johnson

1972-1973

Lyle Wilcox

1974

Russell Phillips Waters (1920-1981)

1975-1977

James Charles Gram “Jim” Blom (1935-2005)

1978-1982

Frank Robert Ehinger (1927-1995)

1983-1986

Baldur Holm

1987-2002

Glen Edward Hirst (1941-2009)

2002-2003

Rodney Harvey “Rod” Demoline (1938-2003)

2004-?

Paul Chapman

?-2014

Greg Short

2015-?

Gordon Peters

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Lac du Bonnet:

Custom Search

Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Lac du Bonnet.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Lac du Bonnet.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

“Lac du Bonnet elects new Mayor,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 April 1972, page 28.

Logs & Lines From the Winnipeg River: A History of Lac du Bonnet Area by Lac du Bonnet History Book Committee, 1980.

“Manitoba Movers,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 June 2004, page B8.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2017

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2017 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.