Adam Hemmeon

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Adam Hemmeon (April 28, 1788 – July 9, 1867)[1] was Mayor of the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia from 1848-1849.[2]

Before becoming Mayor, Hemmeon was one of the founders of the Halifax Water Company, Halifax Regional Water Commission[3] which took the first steps toward a safe and reliable water supply for the Halifax region.[4]


  1. ^ Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax
  2. ^ Halifax Regional Municipality Office of the Mayor
  3. ^ The Statutes of Nova Scotia (1844)
  4. ^ Halifax Regional Municipality Municipal Archives