Thomas Heath Haviland, Jr.

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Thomas Heath Haviland, Jr.

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Birthplace: Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Death: September 11, 1895 (72)
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Place of Burial: Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Heath Haviland, Sr. and Jane Rebecca Haviland
Husband of Annie Elizabeth Haviland
Father of Edith Constance Alice Peake; Eustace Heath Haviland; Frances Rebecca Haviland; Robert Arthur Haviland; Edward Carrington Haviland and 5 others
Brother of Mary Alice Brecken Alexander; Sarah Frances Deblois; Robert Hill Haviland; Jane Elizabeth Swabey; Anna Maria Haviland and 2 others

Managed by: G. Patrick MacKay
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About Thomas Heath Haviland, Jr.

Thomas Heath Haviland (1822-1895), a lawyer, born in Charlottetown, was a representative on the island's expanded delegation to Quebec. He favored union and was one of three commissioners who worked out terms for P.E.I.'s entry in 1873.

Source: Toronto Star, July 1, 1993 "Founding fathers still strangers to Canada"


Thomas Heath Haviland (13 November 1822 – 11 September 1895) was a Canadian lawyer, politician and father of Canadian Confederation. He was born and died in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. He was appointed to the Canadian Senate on 18 October 1873, and represented Prince Edward Island as a Conservative until his resignation on 1 July 1879.

He was born in Charlottetown, the son of Thomas Heath Haviland, and was educated in Belgium. On his return, he studied law and was called to the bar in 1846. In 1847, he married Anne Elizabeth Grubbe. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for Georgetown and Royalty in 1846 and served until 1876. Haviland served in the provincial Executive Council from 1859 to 1862, from 1865 to 1867 and from 1870 to 1872. From 1863 to 1864, he was speaker for the assembly. He was also a colonel in the local militia. Haviland served as Lieutenant Governor for the province from 1879 to 1884. In 1886, he became mayor of Charlottetown after the death of Henry Beer, serving until 1893 when he retired due to poor health. Haviland died in Charlottetown two years later.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Heath_Haviland

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Thomas Heath Haviland, Jr.'s Timeline

1822
November 13, 1822
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1847
October 31, 1847
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1849
February 5, 1849
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1850
June 10, 1850
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1851
August 16, 1851
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1853
September 3, 1853
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1855
January 2, 1855
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1857
1857
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1858
September 12, 1858
Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada