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Manitoba Communities: Lorne (Municipality)

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This municipality was 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

Municipality of Lorne (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Lorne (14 February 1880)
Amalgamation of Lorne, Somerset, Notre Dame de Lourdes (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Argyle, Dufferin, Glenboro-South Cypress, Louise, Norfolk-Treherne, Pembina, Thompson, Victoria

Constituent Communities

Altamont, Bruxelles, Cardinal, Mariapolis, Notre Dame de Lourdes, St. Alphonse, St. Leon, St. Lupicin, Somerset, Swan Lake

Land Area (square km)

909.40

Population

Year

Total

1891

2588

1896

1842

1901

3206

1911

4456

1921

4837

1931

5194

1941

4991

1951

4318

1956

4085

1961

3978

1966

3033

1971

2654

1976

2596

1981

2425

1986

2316

1991

2128

1996

2167

2001

2033

2006

2003

2011

3006

2016

3041

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1880-1884

?

1885-1893

Robert George O'Malley (1857-1938)

1894

James Gardiner

1895-1905

D. E. Corbett

1906-1930

Dollard Therrien

1931-1937

Pierre J. Hallemans

1938-1939

R. O. Jackson

1940

Pierre J. Hallemans

1941-1943

R. O. Jackson

1944-1951

Jean Louis Hacault

1952-1955

Pierre J. Hallemans

1956-1971

Jean Louis Hacault

1971-1983

Adrien Wenceslas Doyon (1913-2007)

1984-1998

Lorne Sierens

1998-2006

Lionel “Lou” Badiou (1930-2013)

2007-?

Robert Davy

?-?

Aurel Pantel

Memorable Manitobans

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Go here for a list of historic sites in Lorne.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Lorne.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2017

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