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Manitoba Communities: Ritchot (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Joseph-Noel Ritchot.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Ritchot (1 November 1890)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Ritchot (1 November 1890)

Adjoining Municipalities

De Salaberry, Hanover, Macdonald, Morris, Ste. Anne, Springfield, Tache, Winnipeg

Constituent Communities

Glenlea, Grande Pointe, Iles des Chenes, Niverville, St. Adolphe, Ste. Agathe

Land Area (square km)

333.55

Population

Year

Total

1871

600

1881

1100

1891

960

1896

2001

1901

2365

1911

1861

1921

1880

1931

2146

1941

2624

1951

2177

1956

2314

1961

2509

1966

2817

1971

2946

1976

3768

1981

4262

1986

4588

1991

5146

1996

5248

2001

4958

2006

5051

2011

5478

2016

6679

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1891

?

1892

Joseph Lemay

1893

John Kenney

1894

J. N. Camyre

1895

Xavier Fontaine

1896

Joseph Hamelin

1897-1898

J. N. Camyre

1899-1901

Joseph Hamelin

1902-1906

Louis-Misael Bougret dit Dufort (1848-1914)

1907

Joseph Hamelin

1908-1911

Edmond Champagne

1912-1916

P. Legasse

1917-1920

O. Leclaire

1921-1923

Theobald Joyal

1924-1938

Eugene Landry

1939

John V. Robinson

1940-1945

J. Francois Legal

1946-1947

S. Beaudoin

1948-1955

David Proteau

1956-1963

J. Francois Legal

1964-1967

David Proteau

1968-1973

John Stuart Wallace (1923-2007)

1973-1974

Fred Polanski

1975-1978

Philip Tencha

1979-1980

?

1981-1986

Raymond Lagasse (1927-2006)

1986-1992

John Stuart Wallace (1923-2007)

1993-1995

Cyrille Durand

1996-2014

Robert Stefaniuk

2015-2017

Jackie Hunt

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Ritchot.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Ritchot.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

“Byelection in Ritchot,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 February 1973, page 22.

“Polanski Reeve of Ritchot,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 February 1973, page 51.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 May 2017

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