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Manitoba Municipalities: Louise (Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria and wife to the Marquis of Lorne (1845-1914), who was Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883, during which time it was incorporated.

Present Status

Municipality of Louise (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Louise (14 February 1880)
Amalgamation of Crystal City, Louise, and Pilot Mound (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Argyle, Lorne, Pembina, Roblin

Constituent Communities

Clearwater, Crystal City, Fallison, Pilot Mound, Preston, Purves, Wood Bay

Land Area (square km)

932.67

Population

Year

Total

1891

2551

1896

2533

1901

3130

1911

2932

1921

3003

1931

3153

1941

2754

1951

2099

1956

2118

1961

2017

1966

1806

1971

1556

1976

1343

1981

1303

1986

1261

1991

1147

1996

1090

2001

989

2006

819

2011

1932

2016

1918

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1880-1884

?

1885-1886

Robert Schuyler Thompson (1844-1930)

1887

?

1888-1889

William H. Greenway

1890-1891

?

1892-1895

James Morrow

1896-1906

William H. Greenway

1907

?

1908-1911

James Morrow (1857-1949)

1912-1914

John Cowan

1915

Thomas T. Baird

1916

William McDonald

1917-1922

Thomas T. Baird

1923-1933

Robert George Perfect (1882-1950)

1934-1935

Alex L. Taylor

1936-1945

E. S. Preston

1946-1958

B. M. Stewart

1959-1964

L. J. Gardiner

1965-1978

J. Gordon Gardiner

1979-1980

?

1981-1989

Roy M. McLaren

1990-1998

J. Lorne Morrow

1999-?

Kenneth S. “Ken” Buchanan

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Louise.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Louise.

Maps

Sources

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 June 2017

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