Municipal Commissioner (Manitoba)

Summary

The Office of the Municipal Commissioner was government department in the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Established by the government of John Norquay in 1887, the office was restructured by the Douglas Campbell government as the Ministry of Municipal Affairs in 1953, after taking on increased responsibilities.

The longest-serving Municipal Commissioner was Duncan Lloyd McLeod, who held the position for almost 13 years.

List of Municipal Commissioners in ManitobaEdit

  Name Party Took Office Left Office
  Alexander Murray
July 7, 1887 April 30, 1888
  James Allan Smart
Liberal April 30, 1888 January 7, 1893
  John Donald Cameron
Liberal January 13, 1893 January 6, 1900
  Hugh John Macdonald
Conservative January 10, 1900 October 29, 1900
  Colin H. Campbell
Conservative October 29, 1900 December 20, 1900
  David H. McFadden
Conservative December 20, 1900 June 26, 1907
  Stanley McInnis
Conservative June 26, 1907 November 4, 1907
  George Coldwell
Conservative November 14, 1907 May 12, 1915
  James William Armstrong
Liberal May 12, 1915 August 8, 1922
  Duncan Lloyd McLeod
Progressive August 8, 1922 May 27, 1932
  Liberal-Progressive May 27, 1932 May 8, 1935
  Ewan McPherson
Liberal-Progressive May 10, 1935 September 21, 1936
  William James Major
Liberal-Progressive September 21, 1936 November 22, 1939
  William Morton
Liberal-Progressive November 22, 1939 December 14, 1948
  Sauveur Marcoux
Liberal-Progressive December 14, 1948 November 16, 1951
  Edmond Prefontaine
Liberal-Progressive December 1, 1951 April 20, 1953