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Manitoba Municipalities: Argyle

Link to:
Mayors/Reeves | Sec-Treasurers | Councillors | Historic Sites | Sources

Link to nearby municipalities:
Lorne | Louise | Roblin | South Cypress | Strathcona | Victoria

Named for the Duke of Argyle (Marquis of Lorne; 1845-1914), son-in-law to Queen Victoria, who was Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883, Argyle was incorporated as a Rural Municipality on 15 August 1881.

Reeves:

Term

Reeve

1881-1882

George William Playfair (1839-?)

1883-1884

George W. Cramer

1885-1886

Thomas W. Leslie

1886

Alex Card

1887-1894

Peter Strang

1895-1896

Ashton F. Andrews

1897-1898

Christian Johnson (1854-1919)

1899-1901

Charles Brown

1902-1904

James Dale

1905-1906

James Strang

1907-1908

Walter Mabon

1909

James Strang

1910-1918

Christian Johnson (1854-1919)

1919-1922

James S. Conibear

1923-1933

Edmund L. Embury

1934-1951

Walter Ernest Clark (1890-1987)

1952-1953

John A. Mabon

1954-1955

H. S. Sveinsson

1956-1957

John A. Mabon

1958-1973

Alexander Graham

1974-1984

Steini W. Johnson

1985-1990

John E. Thomas

1991-2005

Jack Bolack

2006

?

2007-present

Bob Conibear

Historic Sites:

Go here for a list of historic sites in Argyle.

Sources:

Come Into Our Heritage: R.M. of Argyle, 1882-1982, Rural Municipality of Argyle, 1981, Manitoba Legislative Library F5648.A75.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 February 2014

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