Jedediah Slason Carvell

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

The Hon.

Jedediah Slason Carvell
Senator for Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
In office
18 December 1879  3 July 1889
Nominated byJohn A. Macdonald
5th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
2 September 1889  14 February 1894
Governor GeneralThe Lord Stanley of Preston
The Earl of Aberdeen
PremierWilliam Wilfred Sullivan
Neil McLeod
Frederick Peters
Preceded byAndrew Archibald Macdonald
Succeeded byGeorge William Howlan
Personal details
Born(1832-03-16)16 March 1832
Newcastle, New Brunswick
Died14 February 1894(1894-02-14) (aged 61)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Political partyConservative
Alice Caroline Hanford (m. 1861)
Childrenthree sons
ResidenceCharlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Alma materFredericton High School


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. Gemmill, J. A. (1887). Canadian Parliamentary Companion. J. Durie & Son.

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