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Manitoba Communities: Archie (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Archibald McDonald (1836-1915), Factor at the Hudson’s Bay Company’s trading post at Fort Ellice.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archie (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Archie (22 December 1883)
Amalgamated with Ellice and St. Lazare (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Ellice, Miniota, Wallace

Constituent Communities

Manson, McAuley, Willen

Land Area (square km)

577.68

Population

Year

Total

1891

327

1901

578

1911

1094

1921

1393

1931

1583

1941

1321

1951

1212

1956

1107

1961

1052

1966

958

1971

831

1976

670

1981

627

1986

578

1991

490

1996

441

2001

378

2006

330

2011

325

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

Samuel Leslie

1888-1889

John Traquair

1890-1894

R. J. Anderson

1895-1910

Charles Poole (1858-1935)

1911-1916

William Macdonald

1917-1922

Robert J. Hewitt

1923-1926

J. E. Jamieson

1927

Robert J. Hewitt

1928

J. J. Leslie

1929-1937

Robert J. Hewitt

1938-1957

William Pateman

1958-1967

C. Donald McAree

1968-1971

Edward Arthur “Art” Poole (1923-2012)

1972-1975

Stuart A. Grant

1976-1977

Ronald J. McAuley

1978-1988

Aime J. Hudon

1989

Robert B. “Bob” Peters (?-2017)

1990-1992

C. Terrance Johnson

1993-1998

Charles U. Lowes

1999-2001

C. Terrance Johnson

2002-2004

Charles U. Lowes

2005-?

Brian Bajus

?-2014

Wendy Davidson

Memorable Manitobans

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Archie (2001)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

A Century of Memories: Archie Municipality, 1883-1983, Archie Centennial Book Committee, 1982, Manitoba Legislative Library F5648.A74.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 November 2017

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