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Old Kildonan

Manitoba Communities: Old Kildonan (Unincorporated Municipality)

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This municipality was named for the larger region of Kildonan from which it was created.

Present Status

City of Winnipeg (1 January 1972)

Incorporation History

Subdivision of Rural Municipality of Kildonan (1914)
Municipality of Old Kildonan (1921)
Amalgamation of Assiniboia, Brooklands, Charleswood, East Kildonan, Fort Garry, North Kildonan, Old Kildonan, St. Boniface, St. James, St. Vital, Transcona, Tuxedo, West Kildonan, and Winnipeg (1 January 1972)

Land Area (square km)

?

Population

Year

Total

1931

647

1941

704

1951

869

1956

1011

1961

1327

1966

1392

1971

1984

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1922-1935

Robert Wilke Toshack (1859-1943)

1936-1949

Harry Wilson Swailes (1887-1977)

1950-1954

Duncan Fairlie Christie (1909-1977)

1955-1959

Samuel Nikolaievich “Sam” Bondar (c1899-1973)

1959-1964

John Stephan Blechner [Blackner] (1907-1984)

1964-1965

Samuel Nikolaievich “Sam” Bondar (c1899-1973)

1965-1966

John Stephan Blechner [Blackner] (1907-1984)

1966-1968

John Michael Pickley (1913-1998)

1968-1971

Charles Walter “Charlie” Ferrier (1917-2005)

1972

Merged into Winnipeg

Sources:

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Old Kildonan became separate unit in 1921,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1971, page 20.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 July 2017

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