John Harvey (British Army officer)
He was commissioned into the 80th Foot in 1794 and served in several different locations, including France, Egypt, and India. He came to Canada in 1813 and served as a lieutenant colonel in the War of 1812, taking part in the British victories at the Battle of Stoney Creek and the Battle of Crysler's Farm in Ontario.
From 1836 to 1837, he was the Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island. From 1837 to 1841, he was the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. From 1841 to 1846, he was the Civil Governor of Newfoundland. From 1846 to 1852, he was the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.
Harvey, York County, New Brunswick, founded in 1837 when he was Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick, is named for him.
- List of lieutenant governors of Nova Scotia
- Governors of Newfoundland
- List of people of Newfoundland and Labrador
- Biography at Government House The Governorship of Newfoundland and Labrador
- "John Harvey". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
Sir Robert Lawrence Dundas
| Colonel of the 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
George Augustus Henderson
| Lieutenant-Governor of Prince Edward Island
Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy
Sir Archibald Campbell
| Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick
Sir William MacBean George Colebrooke
Sir Henry Prescott
| Governor of Newfoundland
Sir John Le Marchant
Sir Jeremiah Dickson
| Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia
- Note: The year after Sir John Harvey had stepped down as governor of Newfoundland and when Sir John Le Marchant was appointed, the colony was administered by Robert Law, a British army officer.
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