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Manitoba Municipalities: Morris (Town)

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This municipality was named for Alexander Morris.

Present Status

Town of Morris (29 January 1883)

Incorporation History

Town of Morris (29 January 1883)

Adjoining Municipalities

Morris (RM)

Land Area (square km)

6.10

Population

Year

Total

1891

286

1901

465

1906

513

1911

598

1916

665

1921

796

1926

777

1931

768

1936

830

1941

953

1946

920

1951

1193

1956

1260

1961

1370

1966

1339

1971

1399

1976

1572

1981

1570

1986

1613

1991

1616

1996

1645

2001

1673

2006

1643

2011

1797

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1883-1884

?

1885

Robert Fairbairn McTavish (1851-1918)

1886-1893

?

1894-1895

Simon James Collum (c1844-1916)

1896-1901

Alpin Chisholm (c1863-1956)

1902

?

1903

Daniel Mackenzie Ure (1853-1925)

1904

Robert Fairbairn McTavish (1851-1918)

1905

Daniel Mackenzie Ure (1853-1925)

1906-1909

J. M. Phillips

1910-1914

John Wilton

1915-1921

A. E. Code

1921-1926

Robert Lachlan Ross (1869-1943)

1927-1935

William Moore (1872-1956)

1936-1939

Leonard A. Slater

1940-1941

John N. Christison

1942-1945

H. R. Francis

1946-1947

Dr. J. F. Skinner

1948-1953

Harold P. Shewman (1900-1969)

1954-1961

O. T. Johnson

1962-1969

Alexander Robert Godkin (1919-2010)

1970-1971

D. E. Burke

1972

?

1973-1986

John D. “Jack” Murray

1987-2001

Dale Hoffman

2002-2006

Barrie Arnold Stevenson (1948-2014)

2007-?

Dale Hoffman

?-?

Gavin van der Linde

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Morris.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Morris.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Cynthia Eichholz for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2014

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