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Thomas Heath Haviland


Born in Charlottetown, Haviland was called to the Prince Edward Island bar in 1846. He represented Georgetown in the legislature (1847-70), serving successively as Colonial Secretary, as Speaker, and as Solicitor-General. As a Legislative Councillor, he again served as Colonial Secretary (1870-2 and 1873-6). He was a delegate to the Quebec Conference of 1864 and was one of the three who, in 1873, arranged for the entry of Prince Edward Island into Confederation. Called to the Senate in that same year he resigned in 1879 to become Lieutenant-Governor of his native province. He died at Charlottetown.

Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

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