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Manitoba Communities: East Kildonan (Unincorporated City)

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This municipality was named for the larger region of Kildonan from which it was created.

Present Status

City of Winnipeg (1 January 1972)

Incorporation History

Subdivision of Rural Municipality of Kildonan (1914)
City of East Kildonan (1 July 1957)
Amalgamation of Assiniboia, Brooklands, Charleswood, East Kildonan, Fort Garry, North Kildonan, Old Kildonan, St. Boniface, St. James, St. Vital, Transcona, Tuxedo, West Kildonan, and Winnipeg (1 January 1972)

Land Area (square km)

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Population

Year

Total

1901

563

1911

1488

1921

6379

1931

9047

1941

8350

1951

13144

1956

18718

1961

27305

1966

28796

1971

30152

Reeves and Mayors

Term

Reeve/Mayor

1914

Formed from subdivision of RM of Kildonan

1914-1916

Donald Munroe (1854-1924)

1917-1923

Samuel Robert Henderson (1863-1928)

1924-1928

Nicholas “Nick” Fletcher (1888-1981)

1929-1933

David Jeffery Allan (1887-1956)

1934-1947

Walter Peter Larsen (1897-1962)

1948-1954

John Leslie Bodie (1909-1997)

1955-1956

Francis William “Frank” Dryden (1903-1963)

1956-1965

George Nordland Suttie (1901-1968)

1966

Michael Spack (1922-2011)

1966-1967

George Nordland Suttie (1901-1968)

1968-1969

Michael Ruta

1970-1971

Stanley Dowhan (1927-1993)

1972

Merged into Winnipeg

Secretary-Treasurers

Term

Secretary-Treasurer

1914-1919

Harry Thompson

1920

H. M. Outhwaite

1921

E. S. Shields

1922-1937

Harry Thompson

1938-1946

H. A. Leigh

1946-1961

Peter Ferguson Copland Byars (1910-1967)

1961-1971

Leslie “Les” Hutcheon (?-1999)

Aldermen / Councillors

Councillor

Term(s)

David Jeffery Allan (1887-1956)

1925-1928

T. Armstrong

1947-1959

A. Besant

1914-1915

E. Bruce Bodie

1955-1961

J. S. Botterill

1960-1963

E. Boyd

1944-1946

D. Brewer

1966-1967

E. P. Brooks

1914-1924

S. D. Brown

1936-1941

Thomas Brown

1921

A. M. Campbell

1925-1929

J. F. Campbell

1922-1924

K. A. Davidson

1953-1954

David Morton Dobbie (1886-1961)

1923-1926

Stanley Dowhan (1927-1993)

1968-1969

Francis William “Frank” Dryden (1903-1963)

1942-1954

O. A. Earle

1949-1952

Nicholas “Nick” Fletcher (1888-1981)

1922-1923

C. J. Garvie

1965-1968

J. Huyda

1968-1971

W. H. Irvine

1963-1964, 1967-1969

G. Kennemore

1928-1931

Charles Walter Laidlaw (1873-1953)

1924-1927

R. B. Matheson

1970-1971

E. G. McBain

1916-1923

F. McGurray

1970-1971

A. M. McKay

1914-1915

C. J. McLeod

1932-1935

S. C. McLeod

1956-1964, 1967

L. A. McMahon

1966-1967

J. T. Mills

1955-1956

D. Nightingale

1962-1963, 1969

F. Orange

1932-1933

H. Payne

1931-1935

J. A. Pearn

1930-1931

G. J. Pike

1929-1934

Anthony John “Tony” Reid (1908-1993)

1955-1959, 1967

E. Rudolph

1957-1962

Michael Ruta

1965-1966, 1970-1971

R. F. Schick

1970-1971

William Thomas “Bill” Snowdon (1916-2005)

1948-1959

T. Sorley

1935-1946

Michael Spack (1922-2011)

1964-1965

S. D. Stacey

1920-1922

N. P. Stapon

1968-1971

J. H. Sutherland

1917-1921

George Nordland Suttie (1901-1968)

1938-1946

R. Tait

1916-1917

A. Taylor

1934-1937

C. H. Vickers

1947-1948

Herbert C. Whellams (1867-1950)

1914-1915, 1924

J. H. Whitehead

1916-1920

J. Worley

1927-1930

M. Wozniak

1950-1954

Engineers

Term

Engineer

1914-1961

J. W. Battershill

1961-1971

R. J. McRae

Police Chiefs

Term

Police Chief

1914-1916

Thomas Radley

1917-1946

Thomas Coley

1947-1951

G. J. Russell

1951-1971

Christian “Chris” Einfeld (1908-1977)

Fire Chiefs

Term

Fire Chief

1920-1955

G. J. Russell

1955-1963

Christian “Chris” Einfeld (1908-1977)

1963-1971

H. G. Williamson

Medical Officers

Term

Medical Officer

1914-1919

R. S. McMunn

1920-1923

Arnot G. V. Leishman (1878-1951)

1924-1932

Dr. Wallace

1933-1935

J. A. MacDougall

1936-1939

Charles Hutchinson A’Court Walton (1906-1981)

1940-1947

R. T. Robinson

1948

M. Hubar

1949-1961

Earl James Rutledge (1894-1975)

1962-1963

J. A. Eadie

1963-1965

W. Krywulek

1965-1967

D. Hall

1968

Dr. Penner

1969-1971

J. A. Eadie

Assessors

Term

Assessor

1914-1928

M. Baillie

1929-1949

Vacant

1950-1954

J. C. Stacey

1955

G. Mathieson (Acting)

1956-1961

J. C. Stacey

Sources:

“Fire prevention week will open on Oct. 5,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 September 1930, page 9.

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Settlers’ woodlot began development of East Kildonan”, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1971, page 21.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Jim Smith, and Christian Cassidy.

Page revised: 4 November 2017

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