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Manitoba Municipalities: Morris (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Alexander Morris.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Morris (14 February 1880)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Morris (14 February 1880)

Adjoining Municipalities

DeSalaberry, Dufferin, Macdonald, Montcalm, Rhineland, Ritchot, Roland

Constituent Communities

Aubigny, Kane, Lowe Farm, McTavish, Morris, Riverside, Rosenort, Sewell, Silver Plains, Sperling

Land Area (square km)

1041.15

Population

Year

Total

1881

1200

1891

1200

1901

2286

1911

3423

1921

4441

1931

4509

1941

5095

1951

4458

1956

4183

1961

3985

1966

3716

1971

3279

1976

3148

1981

2971

1986

2937

1991

2865

1996

2816

2001

2723

2006

2662

2011

2999

2016

3047

Reeves

Term

Reeve/Mayor

1880

Jean E. Peter

1881

J. E. Geber

1882

John A. Walker

1883

William A. Russell

1884-1892

John Sutherland Campbell (1838-1926)

1893-1898

Henry Snarr (1852-1925)

1899-1900

W. R. Ritchey

1901-1904

Henry Snarr (1852-1925)

1905-1907

John Wilton

1908-1910

Robert Taylor

1911-1913

James Clubb

1914

Fred J. Last

1915-1918

William Stevenson

1919

T. J. H. Lewis

1920-1922

George Churchill

1923-1935

Cassius Lamont Stoney (1872-1959)

1936-1937

George Churchill

1938-1949

Diedrich Heppner

1950-1951

B. W. Thiessen

1952-1954

Bruce MacKenzie

1955-1959

C. J. Neufeld

1960-1966

Bruce MacKenzie

1967-1971

Charles W. Anderson

1972-1975

Harold D. Earl

1976-1983

Alvin Rempel

1984-1995

Dan Thiessen

1996-2010

Herm Martens

2010-?

Ralph Groening

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Morris.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Morris.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2017

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