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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Manitoba Communities: Manitou (Unincorporated Town)

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This municipality is alleged to be named for an Indigenous name meaning “supernatural spirit.”

Present Status

Municipality of Pembina (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Manitou (21 April 1897)
Town of Manitou (20 December 1999)
Amalgamated with Pembina (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Pembina

Land Area (square km)

2.94

Population

Year

Total

1901

617

1906

717

1911

639

1916

659

1921

618

1926

598

1931

676

1936

646

1941

665

1946

636

1951

751

1956

795

1961

863

1966

888

1971

871

1976

883

1981

861

1986

856

1991

811

1996

781

2001

775

2006

718

2011

808

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1897

Samuel D. Cruthers

1898-1899

Richard McKenzie (1858-1931)

1900-1905

George Walter Ullyot (1850-1925)

1906

C. McNamara

1907

Robert Wesley McClung (1871-1958)

1908

William Henry Sharpe (1868-1942)

1909-1912

R. A. McIntosh

1913-1914

William C. Dales

1915-1916

Gilbert Ernest Davidson (1868-1949)

1917

R. A. McIntosh

1918

William F. Ellis

1920-1921

Dr. J. A. Swanson

1922-1923

William J. Pringle

1924-1927

William C. Dales

1928-1930

Charles Hodgson

1931-1932

C. P. Moores

1933-1947

William Albert Pommer (1895-1971)

1948-1957

Maurice E. Ridley (1912-1960)

1958-1959

N. H. Ashley

1960-1961

E. L. Johnston

1962-1967

N. F. Johnston

1968-1969

George Lindsay Henderson (1916-2008)

1970-1972

D. H. Voth

1973-1974

Wilfred H. Bowler

1975-1980

C. J. Riediger

1981-1986

George Kozak

1987-1992

Arthur Edmund “Bert” Hall

1993-2005

Walter Mueller

2006-2014

Jake Goertzen

2015

See Pembina

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Manitou.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Manitou.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

In Rhythm With Our Roots: A History of Manitou & Area edited by Haraldine Webb and Diana Vodden, published by the Manitou Centennial Book Committee, 1997.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2017

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