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Manitoba Communities: The Pas (Town)

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Known originally as Le Pas, it was changed to The Pas in 1918.

Present Status

Town of The Pas (17 May 1912)

Incorporation History

Town of The Pas (17 May 1912)

Adjoining Municipalities

none

Land Area (square km)

49.52

Population

Year

Total

1916

1270

1921

1858

1926

1925

1931

4030

1936

3405

1941

3181

1946

3102

1951

3376

1956

3971

1961

4671

1966

5031

1971

6062

1976

6602

1981

6390

1986

6283

1991

6166

1996

5945

2001

5795

2006

5589

2011

5513

2016

5369

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1912-1916

Herman Finger (1856-1929)

1917

John E. Rusk

1918

William Davis

1919

O. H. Finger

1920-1921

Bernard Monroe “Barney” Stitt (1881-1949)

1922

Horace Halcrow (1882-1945)

1923-1924

Bernard Monroe “Barney” Stitt (1881-1949)

1925

Edmund Carroll (1886-1931)

1926-1927

William Burt (1875-1949)

1928-1930

Bernard Monroe “Barney” Stitt (1881-1949)

1931-1932

Dr. P. C. Robertson

1933-1937

Cecil R. Neely

1938-1947

Isaac Benjamin Dembinsky (1885-1960)

1948-1951

Henry Alexander Leslie “Frank” Bickle (1887-1963)

1952-1957

Isaac Benjamin Dembinsky (1885-1960)

1958-1959

R. J. Taylor

1960-1971

Harry Leon Trager (?-1977)

1972

?

1973-1974

John Vincent Macdonald “Jack” Kennedy (1929-2016)

1975-1978

W. Doug McBride

1979-1980

?

1981-1992

Bruce Unfried

1993-1995

Percy Pielak

1996-2005

Gary Hopper

2006

?

2007-?

Herb Jaques

?-2014

Alan McLauchlan

2015-?

Jim Scott

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in The Pas.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for The Pas.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Henry Gutman for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 July 2017

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