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Lewis Telle Cannon (April 22, 1872 – October 10, 1946) was an early 20th-century architect in Salt Lake City, Utah that designed several buildings throughout the intermountain west. Cannon was trained at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and after returning to Utah began a firm with Ramm Hansen for a brief time in 1908 and then another firm with John Fetzer named Cannon & Fetzer in 1909. Cannon & Fetzer existed until 1937 and produced civic buildings, meetinghouses, and residences, many of which remain and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Birth: Apr. 22, 1872 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Death: Oct. 10, 1946 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Son of George Quayle Cannon and Martha Telle

Married Martha Maughan Howell, 12 Jun 1901, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children -

  • Howell Quayle Cannon,
  • Mary Aileen Cannon,
  • Martha Howell Cannon,
  • Florence Howell Cannon

20th Ward Meethinghouse formed in 1856 to accommodate rapid growth in the area, the 20th Ward originally met in a meetinghouse on 2nd Avenue between D and E streets. By 1884 when the need for a larger facility and the desire of the school board to use the location for a school playground and auditorium prompted the sale of the property. When the present site was purchased, Lewis Telle Cannon and ward member John Fetzer, partners in one of Salt Lake's leading architectural firms, were hired to plan the new building. The ground was dedicated and the cornerstone was laid on 18 May 1924 by LDS Apostle James E. Talmage, a ward member. The first use commenced 21 September 1924. The building was dedicated by LDS Church President Heber J. Grant on 17 April 1927. Over the years several compatible additions have been made to the basic L-shaped building.


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Parents:
  • George Quayle Cannon (1827 - 1901)
  • Martha Telle Cannon (1846 - 1928)
Spouse:
  • Martha Maughan Howell Cannon (1879 - 1968)
Children:
  • Mary Aileen Cannon Young (1903 - 1934)*
  • Howell Quayle Cannon (1908 - 2002)*

Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: B_11_15_2_E

Created by: SMS Record added: Aug 26, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 21167701

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Lewis Telle Cannon's Timeline

1872
April 22, 1872
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, USA
1880
April 22, 1880
Age 8
1893
September 20, 1893
Age 21
1902
March 19, 1902
Age 29
Wellsville, Cache, UT
1903
October 24, 1903
Age 31
Logan, Cache, Utah, USA
1908
March 4, 1908
Age 35
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
1910
August 25, 1910
Age 38
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
1946
October 10, 1946
Age 74
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
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