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Manitoba Communities: Minnedosa (Town)

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This municipality is named for a Sioux word meaning “rapid water.”

Present Status

Town of Minnedosa (2 March 1883)

Incorporation History

Town of Minnedosa (2 March 1883)

Adjoining Municipalities

Minto, Odanah

Land Area (square km)

15.39

Population

Year

Total

1891

614

1901

1052

1906

1299

1911

1483

1916

1833

1921

1505

1926

1681

1931

1680

1936

1686

1941

1636

1946

1837

1951

2085

1956

2306

1961

2211

1966

2305

1971

2621

1976

2718

1981

2637

1986

2520

1991

2526

1996

2443

2001

2426

2006

2474

2011

2587

2016

2449

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1883

John Crerar (1848-1933)

1884

?

1885

James Daniel Gillies (1856-?)

1886-1891

?

1892-1895

Sidney Fairbairn

1896-1897

Patrick Joseph “Paddy” McDermott (1856-1938)

1898-1899

J. F. Boyd

1900-1902

Edwin Oliver Denison (1852-1915)

1903

Sidney Fairbairn

1904-1905

Arthur Wellesley Shaw (1856-1931)

1906-1908

W. H. Sparling

1909

T. D. Taylor

1910-1911

Robert Thompson Butchart (1866-1930)

1912-1913

Joseph Burgess (1865-?)

1914-1915

George Allison Grierson (1867-1931)

1916

?

1917-1920

William G. Brown

1921-1923

Cecil Lorne St. John (1881-1963)

1924-1926

Joseph Burgess (1865-?)

1927

George W. Phelps

1928

D. E. H. Clark

1929-1930

William Flowers Sirett (1879-1971)

1931-1932

Walter Hunter

1933-1939

W. J. Price

1940-1947

Dr. E. H. Clark

1948-1951

John A. Burgess

1952-1957

James Hubert Chipperfield (1917-2001)

1958-1961

J. H. Box

1962-1967

J. E. Taylor

1968-1971

Hugh Milton Stephenson (1920-2009)

1972

?

1973-1974

C. J. Stevenson

1975-1978

James D. Burgess

1979-1980

?

1981-1983

Craig Stewart (1928-2009)

1984-1989

Beth Gordon

1990-1995

Wayne Currah

1996-2001

Terry J. Drebit

2002-2003

Richard Ronald “Rick” Everett (1951-2003)

2004-?

Duane LaCoste

?-?

Ray Orr

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Minnedosa.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Minnedosa.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2017

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