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Manitoba Municipalities: Macdonald

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Links to nearby municipalities: Belcourt | Cartier | Dufferin | Grey | Headingley | Morris | Ritchot

Macdonald was incorporated as a Rural Municipality on 25 May 1881. It was named for Sir John A. Macdonald, first Prime Minister of Canada.

Reeves:

Term

Reeve

1881-1884

A. Dryden

1885-1887

T. A. Gamble

1888-1889

William Parker

1890-1891

John Wilson

1892-1895

John W. Parker

1896

J. O. Faubert

1897

A. Meakin

1898-1902

D. R. Stewart

1903-1904

A. Wilson

1905

John W. Parker

1906-1907

William H. Wheatland (1867-?)

1908-1911

R. W. Woods

1912

John Fletcher Goldsborough (1863-1943)

1913-1919

James H. Parker

1920-1927

Samuel A. Rodgers

1928-1932

Charles E. Sweeney

1933-1937

James C. Sim

1938-1945

William Allinson

1946-1953

Homer F. Mills

1954-1960

Henry Magarrell

1961-1977

Lloyd E. Magarrell

1978-1986

Carl F. Pitura

1987-1988

D. Laverne Manness

1989-1991

Victor F. Baleja

1992-1995

Glenn Wayne Dressel (1943-1998)

1996-2014

Rodney Burns

2015-?

Bradley Erb

Clerks / Secretary-Treasurers / Chief Administrative Officers (1883-2006):

Term

Clerk / Secretary-Treasurer

1883

Cornelius W. Wheatland

1884

A. M. Brown

1885

R. W. Code
W. J. Robinson

1886-1887

John Cuddy (1843-?)

1888

A. Wilson

1889-1890

A. Dryden

1891-1906

John Cuddy

1906-1932

Harold “Harry” Grills (1870-1954)

1932-1942

Vernon E. Fox

1942-1967

Gladstone C. Catley

1967-1991

Lorne F. Erb

1991-?

Tom Raine

Councillors (1881-2006):

Name

Term

W. Allinson

1909, 1922-1927

D. Anseeuw

1998-2002

V. Baleja

1977-1989

S. E. Baldwin

1946-1961

A. H. Bertrand

1881

A. H. Bestland

1995-1998

Cynthia Bisson

1998-?

W. H. Black

1900-1902

J. Blanco

1906, 1908-1910

H. Bohemier

1911-1912

Rodney Burns

1989-1995

B. Casselman

1888-1891

S. Cockerill

1992-1995

J. A. Cormier

1909-1910, 1913-1920, 1923-1926

H. M. Courtney

1909-1913

J. D. Cuddy

1911-1928

James Anthony Cuddy (1892-1971)

1948-1953, 1957-1970

W. Cummings

1906-1908, 1910-1911

R. H. DeVos

1973-1977

Doug Dobrowolski

1992-?

R. Doerksen

1986-1998

A. Dryden

1887-1889, 1892-1897, 1903-1905, 1908-1910

J. C. Dryden

1920-1926, 1933-1938

G. Dyck

1989-1992

K. Dyck

1986-1989

Brad Erb

2002-?

J. P. Fast

1928-1943, 1946-1950

L. Fetterman

1940-1945

W. Flinn

1929-1944

W. A. Fowler

1887

M. Gaudry

1902-1905

John Fletcher Goldsborough (1863-1943)

1903-1907

Joseph Henry Goldsborough

1954-1971

J. Grabowski

1944-1945

C. Guilbault

1898-1899

W. M. Herbert

1920-1921

D. A. Houston

1902, 1928-1939

George Junkin

1995-?

R. M. Junkin

1971-1977

P. L. Kaminsky

1951-1965

A. Kemp

1889-1905

Roger Kirouac

2002-?

E. Lagace

1980-1986

M. Lagace

1961-1971, 1977-1980

W. Laughland

1891-1892

Gilles Lavallee

1998-?

J. Lecomte

1892

R. Livingston

1944-1947

R. H. Longmore

1903-1906

H. W. Magarrell

1939-1953

L. E. Magarrell

1947-1960

L. Manness

1975-1986

F. W. Manness

1890

J. Marshal

1995-1998

A. McCurdy

1898, 1900-1901

J. McDonald

1898-1902

B. L. McDole

1945-1956

P. McGrath

1906-1908

G. McIntyre

1877

R. McLean

1900-1901

A. McPherson

1977-1986

J. J. McRae

1900-1901

A. Meakin

1912-1919

D. A. Mills

1912-1919

Homer Mills

1928-1943

H. G. Mills

1922-1926

D. Milne

1903-1905

T. J. Montgomery

1888-1889

C. A. Moors

1926-1927

Joe Morse

1972-1989

Bob Morse

1995-?

B. Murphy

1986-2002

T. Nugent

1889-1897

A. Olund

1979-1992

W. Orr

1902

M. Oughton

1907

G. Parker

1899, 1902-1903

J. W. Parker

1887-1888, 1890

H. Picken

1924-1925

Carl Pitura

1961-1974

L. Poersch

1989-1992

W. S. Reid

1891

J. Rempel

1978-1986

W. J. Robinson

1889-1892

J. E. Rochon

1921-1922

R. O. Rochon

1937-1946

L. R. Russell

1892

C. Ryan

1986-1992

J. C. Sim

1927-1932

J. J. Sim

1954-1960

R. Smith

1887, 1889-1891

C. E. Sweeney

1911-1920

G. P. Wastle

1898-1899

F. W. Weidman

1962-1974

J. E. Wheatland

1920-1921

William H. Wheatland (1867-?)

1904-1905

W. A. Wilde

1966-1974

A. Wilson

1892, 1898-1902

T. Wilson

1887-1888

R. W. Woods

1906-1907

W. Wrixon

1897-1899

Historic Sites:

Go here for a list of historic sites in Macdonald.

Sources:

Hugging the Meridian, Macdonald: A Manitoba Municipal History, 1881-1981 by Betty Dyck, 1981.

This gallery was prepared by Leonard H. Goldsborough and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2014

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