Notable People of Kenora

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Civic Leaders of Rat Portage/Kenora

Bibliography are provided for those with Links. Mayors are listed by dates followed by Counsellors.

Town of Rat Portage

Ontario Council           Manitoba Council

H.F Holmes Reeve    
Baker                        Alexander, Gadbois
Chadwick                   Kobald
Stubbs                         McKinnion

William LeBaron Baker (1883)

Walter Oliver (1884)

Walter Oliver (1885)

Thaddeus Anthony "T.A." Gadbois (1886)

J. McCracken (1887)

J. McCracken (1888)

William Young (1889)

William Young (1890)

William Young (1891)

Archibald Campbell (1892)

J. M. Savage (1893)

J. M. Savage (1894)

George Barnes (1895 )

George Barnes (1896)

William Young (1897)

  • John Brenchly
  • D.H. Currie
  • W.A. McLeod
  • Charles E. Neads
  • Louis Setterington
  • Thomas Teevins

J. M. Savage 1898

  • C. W. Belyea
  • C.W. Chadwick
  • Russel E. Dowsett
  • R. Hall
  • Charles E. Neads
  • D.L. Mather
  • Alexander McQuarrie
  • Thomas Teevins

William McCarthy (1899)

William McCarthy (1900)

Sir Douglas Colin Cameron (1901)

Douglas Colin Cameron (1902 )

Sir Douglas Colin Cameron (1903)

A. S. Horswill (1904 )

  • C. W. Belyea
  • Angus Carmichael
  • William Greenwood
  • F.A. Hudson
  • James Sherman
  • James A Kelly

Town of Kenora

A. S. Horswill (1904 - 1905)

  • C. W. Belyea
  • Angus Carmichael
  • C.C. Delbridge
  • J.A. Kelly
  • William Robertson
  • W.W. Scott
  • Angus Carmichael (1906)
  • C. W. Belyea (1907)

  • Harding Rideout (1908 - 1910)

  • D. H. Currie (1911)

  • John Thomas Brett (1912 - 1914)

  • J. P. Earngey (1915 - 1918)

  • George A. Toole (1919 - 1923)

  • John Brenchley (1924 - 1925)

    Clerk: F.J. Hooper

    • James Link
    • P.E. Langford
    • R.W. Neilson
    • A.Shragge
    • A. Gordon
    • R.C. Wilton

    Ashton Thomas Fife (1926 - 1928)

  • Earl Hutchinson (1928 - 1929)

  • W. S. Carruthers (1930 - 1933)

  • Thomas McClellan (1934 - 1938)

  • J. P. Williams (1939 - 1942)

  • A. G. Holland (1943 - 1946)

  • W. G. Jay (1947 - June 1948)

  • George Raymond Carmichael (1948 - 1951)

  • A. R. Pitt (1952 - 1953)

  • J. V. Fregeau (1954 - Feb 1957)

  • P. Ratuski (Mar 1957 - 1959)

  • C. A. Bergman (1960 - 1963)

  • W. E. Norton (1964 - 1965)

  • E. L. Carter (1966 - 1971)

  • James Davidson (1971 - 1974)

  • William Tomashowski (1975 - 1976)

  • Udo Romstedt (1977 - 1980)

  • Kelvin Winkler (1980 - 1994)

  • Joyce Chevrier (1994 - 1997)

  • Kelvin Winkler (1997 - 2000)

City of Kenora

    Dave Canfield (2000 - 2006)

  • Len Compton (December 1, 2006 - November 30, 2010)

  • Dave Canfield (December 1, 2010 - present)

References

Common Grounds Committee, Common Ground: Stories of Lake of the Woods, Kenora: Lake of the Woods Museum, 2010

Hylnski, Sharon, Cheryl Barnard, Bonnie Bowiec and Lori Nelson, Early Settlers of Rat Portage, 1881-82, Call Letters in Kenora Public Library 971.311HLY

Johnston, Georgina "The Kenricia - The Grand Hotel in Common Ground: Stores of Lake of the Woods, Kenora: Common Grounds Committee, 2010

Mead, Florence, Through the Kenora Gateway, Kenora: Bilko Press, 1981

Nelson, Patricia and Lori (1978) A Colloquial History of the Lake of the Woods. Kenora Public Library 971.311

Patterson Medical Cliic Website

Robertson, Heather & Melinda McCracken Magical, Mysterious Lake of the Woods, Winnipeg: Heartlands Associates, 2003