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John Quayle Cannon

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Birthplace: San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Q. Cannon, and Elizabeth Cannon
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Cannon and Louisa Martha Cannon
Father of John Quayle Cannon; George Quayle Cannon; Louise Blanche Andrew; Margaret Clayton; Daniel Hoagland Cannon and 6 others
Brother of George Quayle Cannon, Jr; Abraham Hoagland Cannon, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Georgiana Hoagland Cannon; George Hoagland Cannon; Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon and 6 others
Half brother of Frank J. Cannon, U.S. Senator; Hugh Jenne Cannon; Angus Jenne Cannon; Rosannah Jenne Cannon; Joseph Jenne Cannon and 18 others

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About John Quayle Cannon

Biographical Summary:

"...[Served as] second counselor to [L.D.S. (Mormon) Church Presiding] Bishop Wm. B. Preston from 1884 to 1886... The eldest son of George Q. Cannon and Elizabeth Hoagland... [He] was born in San Francisco... his father at that time being on a mission to California, accompanied by his wife. They returned the following winter to Salt Lake City, where John Q. was baptized by his father, April 19, 1865. In July, 1873, he was ordained to the office of an Elder; learned the trade of a printer at the "Deseret News" Office, and being called to take a mission to Europe, he left home Aug. 9, 1881, and arrived in Liverpool, England, on the 27th. After laboring in the London conference for about seven months, he was called to the Swiss and German Mission, where he labored a short time in the North German conference; afterwards he was secretary of the mission, with headquarters at Berne, Switzerland, and finally succeeded P. F. Goss in the presidency of the mission. He occupied the latter position for about ten months. Before returning home he visited the principal cities on the European Continent, having been joined by his wife, in whose company he returned home June 25, 1882, after an absence of about three years. In the following October conference he was appointed to act as second counselor to Presiding Bishop Wm. B. Preston, a position which he occupied until September, 1886. From 1889 to 1892 he was editor of the Ogden "Standard," and from October, 1892, until the breaking out of the war with Spain, April 1898, he was editor in chief of the "Deseret News." Having been since 1894 prominently connected with military affairs in Utah, he enlisted as a volunteer for the war, and in May, 1898, was commissioned lieutenant-colonel of cavalry, serving as such in, Florida until mustered out at the close of hostilities..."

SOURCE: LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 1, p.243-244. Retrieved from http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30954054

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John Quayle Cannon's Timeline

1857
April 19, 1857
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
April 27, 1857
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
1865
April 19, 1865
Age 8
1873
July 7, 1873
Age 16
1881
January 4, 1881
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1884
July 30, 1884
Age 27
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1886
April 3, 1886
Age 28
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1889
March 10, 1889
Age 31
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
1891
January 24, 1891
Age 33
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
1893
February 8, 1893
Age 35
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States