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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
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Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Manitoba Communities: Minitonas (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality is believed to be named for a nearby hill bearing a Saulteaux word meaning “Home of Little God.”

Present Status

Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Minitonas (1 May 1901)
Amalgamation of Minitonas, Bowsman and Minitonas (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Mountain, Swan River

Constituent Communities

Bowsman, Minitonas, Renwer

Land Area (square km)

1197.67

Population

Year

Total

1901

427

1911

1164

1921

2438

1931

3085

1941

3904

1951

2926

1956

2478

1961

2221

1966

1955

1971

1652

1976

1513

1981

1369

1986

1298

1991

1227

1996

1193

2001

1152

2006

1105

2011

996

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1902

W. B. Sifton

1903

E. Widmeyer

1904-1906

J. G. A. Campbell

1907-1911

Samuel Dunn

1912-1914

Andrew McCleary (c1863-1944)

1915-1916

?

1917-1918

George Poddester Renouf (1879-1961)

1919-1921

Robert Roy Johnstone

1922-1924

George Poddester Renouf (1879-1961)

1925-1927

Andrew McCleary (c1863-1944)

1928-1932

George Poddester Renouf (1879-1961)

1933

Andrew McCleary (c1863-1944)

1934-1936

Robert Roy Johnstone

1937-1940

James H. Stephen

1941-1946

Robert Roy Johnstone

1947-1951

George William Russenholt

1952-1953

Nelson Henderson

1954-1965

John Lambert

1966-1986

John M. McIntosh

1987-1995

Sam Kublick

1996-2001

William Hart

2002-2014

Michael McIntosh

2015

See Minitonas-Bowsman

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Minitonas.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Minitonas.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 June 2018

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