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Manitoba Municipalities: East Kildonan

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

Link to nearby municipalities:
Assiniboia | Brooklands | Charleswood | East Kildonan | Fort Garry | North Kildonan | Old Kildonan | St. James | St. Boniface | St. Vital | Transcona | Tuxedo | West Kildonan | Historic Sites | Sources

Formed from the subdivision of the RM of Kildonan in 1914, ten years later, the northern agricultural portion became the RM of North Kildonan. The City of East Kildonan was incorporated on 1 July 1957, becoming Manitoba’s sixth largest city with a population of 20,000. The last Reeve of the RM and first Mayor of the city was John Leslie Bodie.

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

Sources:

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: 22 April 2013

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