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Manitoba Municipalities: Argyle

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This municipality is 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.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Argyle (15 August 1881)

Adjoining Municipalities

Lorne, Louise, Roblin, South Cypress, Strathcona

Constituent Communities

Baldur, Glenora, Greenway, Neelin

Land Area (square km)

770.44

Population

Year

Total

1891

1272

1901

2434

1911

2514

1921

2521

1931

2752

1941

2531

1951

2197

1956

2080

1961

1944

1966

1896

1971

1685

1976

1561

1981

1420

1986

1452

1991

1307

1996

1220

2001

1145

2006

1073

2011

1071

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

?

2007-2014

Bob Conibear

2015-?

Daniel Martens

Memorable Manitobans

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Argyle (2001)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

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

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 December 2014

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