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Manitoba Communities: Swan River (Town)

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The municipality is named for a river that flows through it.

Present Status

Town of Swan River (11 May 1908)

Incorporation History

Town of Swan River (11 May 1908)

Adjoining Municipalities

Swan Valley West

Land Area (square km)

6.89

Population

Year

Total

1911

574

1916

562

1921

903

1926

900

1931

968

1936

1016

1941

1129

1946

1175

1951

2290

1956

2644

1961

3163

1966

3470

1971

3522

1976

3742

1981

3782

1986

3946

1991

3917

1996

3986

2001

4032

2006

3869

2011

3907

2016

4014

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1909

S. R. Wright

1910

Peter McKay (c1857-1923)

1911

William Edwards

1912

R. T. Taylor

1913

H. V. Morse

1914-1917

Peter McKay

1918

John Crawley

1919

Hugh Owens

1920

Joseph Armstrong

1921-1922

John Crawley

1923

Benjamin Edward Rothwell (1875-1929)

1924

James Robert Reid (1882-1966)

1925

David G. Reid

1926

Benjamin Edward Rothwell (1875-1929)

1927-1928

George C. Johnstone

1929-1930

John Crawley

1931-1932

John W. Pickard (1892-?)

1933

?

1934-1937

Percival James McKay (1891-1957)

1938

F. C. Dennis

1939

John W. Pickard (1892-?)

1940-1949

W. L. Foshner

1950-1963

George E. Scalf

1964-1967

C. Hinchliffe

1968-1969

John Lambert

1970-1975

Dr. L. F. Matthews

1976-1977

Doug Gourlay

1978

Walter Zukewich

1979-1980

?

1981-1992

Fred Sigurdson

1993-1995

Stan Anderson

1996-?

Glen McKenzie

Secretary-Treasurers

Period

Secretary-Treasurer

1909-1912

Benjamin Edward Rothwell (1875-1929)

1913

A. S. Weir

1914-1919

Benjamin Edward Rothwell (1875-1929)

1920-1922

Albert E. Reed

1923

Donald L. Mills

1924-1938

James Fulton

1939-1943

L. J. Walker

1944-1952

George Dickerson

1953-1956

Norman C. Tyler

1957-1959

H. H. Cornish

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Swan River:

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Swan River.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Swan River.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 July 2017

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