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Manitoba Municipalities: Souris (Unincorporated Town)

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This municipality was named for the Souris River that flows through it.

Present Status

Municipality of Souris-Glenwood (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Town of Souris (2 November 1903)
Amalgamation of Glenwood and Souris (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

3.64

Population

Year

Total

1906

1413

1911

1854

1916

1845

1921

1710

1926

1612

1931

1661

1936

1480

1941

1346

1946

1517

1951

1584

1956

1759

1961

1841

1966

1829

1971

1674

1976

1712

1981

1731

1986

1751

1991

1662

1996

1613

2001

1683

2006

1772

2011

1837

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1904-1906

Ainslie Lunham Young (1868-?)

1907-1909

John Dolmage (1853-1914)

1910-1912

Anthony James Hughes (1859-1937)

1913

John Dolmage (1853-1914)

1914-1916

W. A. Sherrin

1917-1925

Thomas A. Lockhart

1926-1928

John Pollock

1929-1945

Charles Redpath (1872-?)

1946-1953

Robert W. Evans

1954-1957

Harry Elvin Wright (1913-1996)

1958-1959

Norman Alexander Matheson (1901-?)

1960-1966

Harry Elvin Wright (1913-1996)

1966-1969

Leslie Wilfred Knight (1923-2016)

1970-1975

Dr. Benjamin Duke Sutter (1922-1997)

1976-1978

Leslie Wilfred Knight (1923-2016)

1978-1981

John Everett “Jack” Denbow (1947-2005)

1981-1983

Dennis Tanguay

1984-1986

Douglas R. Blanco

1987-1998

Clare Somersall

1999-2005

John Everett “Jack” Denbow (1947-2005)

2006-2014

Darryl Jackson

2015

See Souris-Glenwood

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Souris.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Souris.

Maps

Sources

The People of Souris and Glenwood from the Earliest Beginnings to the Present by Souris and District Heritage Club Inc., 2006.

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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