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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)

?

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

1914-1917

Donald Munroe (1854-1924)

1918-1923

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)

1948-1955

John Leslie Bodie (1909-1997)

1956

Francis William “Frank” Dryden (1903-1963)

1956-1966

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

Police Chiefs:

Term

Police Chief

?-?

?

Fire Chiefs:

Term

Fire Chief

1930

W. H. Piper

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.

We thank Jim Smith (North East Winnipeg Historical Society) for providing additional information used here.

This gallery was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Christian Cassidy.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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