Jedediah Slason Carvell

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The Hon.
Jedediah Slason Carvell
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Senator for Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
In office
18 December 1879 – 3 July 1889
Nominated by John A. Macdonald
5th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
2 September 1889 – 14 February 1894
Monarch Victoria
Governor General The Lord Stanley of Preston
The Earl of Aberdeen
Premier William Wilfred Sullivan
Neil McLeod
Frederick Peters
Preceded by Andrew Archibald Macdonald
Succeeded by George William Howlan
Personal details
Born (1832-03-16)16 March 1832
Newcastle, New Brunswick
Died 14 February 1894(1894-02-14) (aged 61)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Political party Conservative
Alice Caroline Hanford (m. 1861)
Children three sons
Residence Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater Fredericton High School
Occupation businessman
Profession Politician

Jedediah Slason Carvell (16 March 1832 – 14 February 1894) was a Canadian businessman, politician, and office holder.


From 1877 to 1878, he was the sixth Mayor of Charlottetown. He was also Spain's vice-consul in Prince Edward Island.[1]

In 1879, he was summoned to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial division of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. A Conservative, he resigned in 1889 when he was appointed the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island. He served until his death in 1894.


  1. ^ a b Gemmill, J. A. (1887). Canadian Parliamentary Companion. J. Durie & Son. 

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