Thomas Heath Haviland

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The Honourable
Thomas Heath Haviland
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Thomas Heath Haviland
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for Georgetown
In office
Member of the Senate of Canada
In office
18 October 1873 – 1 July 1879
3rd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
10 July 1879 – 18 July 1884
Monarch Victoria
Governor General Marquess of Lorne
The Marquess of Lansdowne
Premier William Wilfred Sullivan
Preceded by Robert Hodgson
Succeeded by Andrew Archibald Macdonald
Personal details
Born (1822-11-13)13 November 1822
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Died 11 September 1895(1895-09-11) (aged 72)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Annie Elizabeth (m. 1847)
Relations Thomas Heath Haviland Sr. (father)
Children Edith Constance Alice, Eustace Heath, Frances Rebecca (died at nine weeks), Robert Arthur, Madeline Elizabeth, Eleanor Blanche, and Mary Emily Dundas (died at four months)
Occupation notary, lawyer, and landowner
Profession Politician
Cabinet Provincial Secretary (1873-1876)

Thomas Heath Haviland (13 November 1822 – 11 September 1895) was a Canadian lawyer, politician and father of Canadian Confederation. He was born in, 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 Sr., 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 the third Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island 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.[1]


  1. ^ "Called Home". The Salt Lake Herald. 14 Sep 1895. p. 1. Retrieved 25 February 2017 – via