A lawyer by profession, Haviland was called to the bar in 1846. He was also a Colonel in the local militia. In his 30-year political career (1846-1876), Haviland served on executive council and as speaker for the Legislative Assembly. Subsequently, Thomas Haviland was Lieutenant-General of PEI and Mayor of Charlottetown. He was married to Anne Elizabeth Grubbe.
Charlottetown is proud of the historical accomplishments of its former mayor Thomas Heath Haviland.
We wish to acknowledge the Dictionary of Canadian Biography as one of the main sources of our information. Read the Haviland biography here.
The photo of Thomas Heath Haviland courtesy of Library and Archives Canada, PA-o6421, copyright public domain.