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Lewvan

Lewvan, Saskatchewan, Canada

Unincorporated Hamlet

Location Section 15- Township 12- Range 16-W2

Latitude 50° 0′ 0″ N
Longitude 104° 6′ 2″ W

Located in Scott RM #98
On Highway #306

Located on the Grand Trunk Railroad / CNR /

Regina-Boundary Branch Line

GTPR Regina Boundary Branch Line

Origin of the name
Named by the Grand Trunk Railway, after Louis W. Van Morristran,
The Original owner of the town site in 1902, (per wikipedia). Unverified.

Bank of Commerce here in 1913, and closed Jan 1918
Dec 1915, Hugh Sutherland was selling his Blacksmith Business here for $1200.

Post Office History

Office Name: Lewvan
Electoral District: Assiniboia (Saskatchewan)

Established July 1, 1911
Office Closed July 21, 1986, mail forwarded to Colfax, Sask.
Located in a Private Building
Sec.15, Twp.12, R.16, W2 - 1911-07-01

Name of Postmaster Military Status Date of Birth Date of
Appointment
Date of
Vacancy
Cause of Vacancy
Theo Lawrence 1911-07-01 1920-03-26 Resignation
E. A. Buffam 1882-08 1920-05-31 1949-05-20 Resignation
Ernest Mathews OAS 1949-07-01 Acting
Ernest Mathews OAS 1949-07-22 1963-03-06 Death
Mrs. Clara Valette Mathews 1963-03-06 Acting
Mrs. Clara Valette Mathews 1963-07-04 1963-07-15 Resignation
Mrs. Elsie Farkas 1963-10-01 Acting
Mrs. Elsie Farkas 1963-10-24 1983-05-18
Vernon K. Ward 1983-05-18 Temporary
Vernon K. Ward 1983-11-21 1984-05-31 Resignation

Post Office Information Disclaimer:
This reproduction is NOT represented as an official version of the materials reproduced,
nor as having been made in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the National Archives of Canada.
The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

External Links- Note NOT my sites

Lewvan Cemetery
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansacem/lewvan.html




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