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Manitoba Municipalities: Stanley

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Established in 1890 from parts of the former South Dufferin County and North Dufferin County, this municipality was named for Baron Stanley of Preston who was Governor General of Canada from 1888 to 1893. He donated the Stanley Cup to recognize excellence in the sport of hockey.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Stanley (1 November 1890)

Adjoining Municipalities

Pembina, Rhineland, Roland, Thompson

Constituent Communities

Blumenfeld, Chortitz, Friedensfeld, Friedensruh, Haskett, Hochfeld, Morden, Osterwick, Reinfeld, Reinland, Schanzenfeld, Thornhill, Winkler

Land Area (square km)

835.59

Population

Year

Total

1891

5236

1901

7229

1911

4739

1921

5817

1931

5948

1941

6204

1951

5586

1956

5631

1961

4967

1966

4802

1971

4345

1976

3971

1981

4257

1986

4603

1991

4558

1996

4616

2001

5139

2006

6367

2011

8356

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1890-1892

Valentine Winkler (1864-1920)

1893-1896

John Taylor Borthwick

1897

?

1898-1899

James Stodders

1900-1904

John Taylor Borthwick

1905-1908

D. F. Stewart

1909

G. H. Bradshaw

1910

John Taylor Borthwick

1911-1916

Henry Johnston

1917-1920

R. A. Henderson

1921-1922

John Sweet

1923-1931

John S. Gillis

1932

Johann Braun

1933-1941

John H. Martens

1942-1949

John Robert Walkof (1888-1965)

1950-1963

O. R. Gruener

1964-1967

I. Warkentin

1968-1977

George J. Froese (?-c2006)

1978

Arthur J. Warkentine

1979-1980

?

1980-1987

George J. Froese (?-c2006)

1988-1998

Melvin I. Hoeppner

1999-2005

Ted C. Dyck

2006

?

2007-2014

Art Petkau

2015-?

Morris Olafson

Memorable Manitobans

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Stanley (2003)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 December 2014

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