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Manitoba Municipalities: Coldwell

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This municipality was named for lawyer George Robinson Coldwell, who served in the provincial legislature from 1907 to 1915.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Coldwell (19 November 1912)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Coldwell (19 November 1912)

Adjoining Municipalities

Armstrong, St. Laurent, West Interlake

Constituent Communities

Clarkleigh, Lundar, Otto

Land Area (square km)

901.84

Population

Year

Total

1901

1134

1911

1853

1921

2257

1931

1825

1941

1933

1951

1745

1956

1858

1961

1731

1966

1669

1971

1589

1976

1582

1981

1472

1986

1475

1991

1394

1996

1399

2001

1320

2006

1339

2011

1351

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1913

William Henry Fielding (1863-1918)

1914

Thomas Monkman (?-?)
William Henry Fielding (1863-1918)

1915-1916

Richard Seaman (1861-1937)

1917-1920

Jon Sigfusson (1862-1936)

1921-1928

Paul Reykdal (1878-1951)

1929-1930

Sigurdur Sigurdson (1869-1966)

1931-1965

Kari Byron (1892-1973)

1966-1980

Johann Straumfjord “Joe” Sigurdson (1912-?)

1981-1991

Marvin Desjarlais

1992

Vacant

1993-1998

J. Ken Olafson

1999-2001

Fred Burdett

2002-2005

Brian Thomas

2006

?

2007-?

Brian Sigfusson

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Coldwell.

Maps

Sources

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

Wagons to Wings: History of Lunda and Districts, 1872-1980 by Lundar and District Historical Society, c1980.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 December 2014

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