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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: Shoal Lake (Unincorporated Town)

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This municipality was named for a nearby body of water, Shoal Lake.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Yellowhead (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Shoal Lake (12 January 1909)
Town of Shoal Lake (10 October 1997)
Amalgamated with Shoal Lake (1 January 2011)
Amalgamated with Strathclair (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Shoal Lake

Land Area (square km)

2.58

Population

Year

Total

1911

591

1916

642

1921

673

1926

770

1931

697

1936

720

1941

737

1946

683

1951

721

1956

751

1961

774

1966

836

1971

833

1976

865

1981

835

1986

832

1991

784

1996

801

2001

801

2006

680

2011

714

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1910

Alfred Stephen Arnold (1865-1936)

1911

Mervyn C. Markle (1876-?)

1912

Alfred Stephen Arnold (1865-1936)

1913-1918

Frederick W. Wicks

1919

James R. Ross

1920-1921

David C. Fleming

1922-1924

William A. Findlay

1925-1927

J. W. Kennedy

1928-1947

William J. Stone

1948-1951

R. A. Fleming

1952-1959

George Arthur Lauman (1893-?)

1960-1963

C. W. Snyder

1964-1965

G. A. Lauman

1966-1967

W. T. Hart

1968-1969

L. Wasilka

1970-1978

Nelson S. McLean

1979-1980

?

1981-1989

Orest William “Bill” Lewycky (?-2012)

1990-1998

Mary Fiel

1999-2001

Johnny W. A. Michasiw

2002-2009?

Mike J. Blahy

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Shoal Lake.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Shoal Lake.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Malcolm Bell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 February 2015

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