George Q. Cannon

Member of theQuorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church)and five-timeUtah Territory's At-large congressional district George Q. Cannon

George Quayle Cannon was an early member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and served in the First Presidency under four successive presidents of the church: Brigham Young, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, and Lorenzo Snow. He was the church's chief political strategist, and was dubbed "the Mormon premier" and "the Mormon Richelieu" by the press.
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Liverpool
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City of Monterey

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Novel on Wells, Cannon scandal highlights how evil polygamy was - StandardNet (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
Once the affair was highlighted, George Cannon and other church leaders excommunicated John, had his wife Annie divorce him, and married him to Louie. Despite the marriage, the pair were separated. After stressful appearances before anti-Mormon courts
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Cannon hired as superintendent! - Monroe Free Press
Google News - over 6 years
If its one name that's synonimous with the Monroe City Schools District its Dr. George Cannon. Well, he will once again play a role as a school district superintendent. In Union Parish. Former parish school superintendent Steve Dozier accepted the
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Cannon to lead UP schools - Farmerville Gazette
Google News - over 6 years
The UPSB held a special called meeting last week to name former Monroe City Schools Superintendent George Cannon as Interim Superintendent for the UPSB for the 2011-12 school years. Cannon requested the job for only one year and said he was not seeking
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Ex-Monroe superintendent interim in Union Parish - Daily Comet
Google News - over 6 years
Former Monroe City Schools Superintendent George Cannon has been named interim superintendent for Union Parish Schools. Cannon, superintendent in Monroe from 1992-2004, told The News-Star (http://bit.ly/reQSDs) that he will serve only the current
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Feds: Golden Grove decree should be upheld - Virgin Islands Daily News
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During an evidentiary hearing in February 2006, US Magistrate Judge George Cannon heard four days of testimony on violent, dangerous and unsanitary conditions at the prison. A month later, Cannon issued an order concluding that there were "continuing
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Wrestler/ref Terry Yorkston dead at 78 - CANOE
Google News - over 6 years
Working under a mask, Yorkston was Black Diamond circa 1979, and in Montreal for promoter George Cannon, he teamed with Duncan McTavish as the original El Santos. Around Pittsburgh and Buffalo, traditional weekend routes for the Hamilton boys,
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New legal fight emerging over Golden Grove - Virgin Islands Daily News
Google News - over 6 years
The motion was the topic of discussion at a status conference Friday before US Magistrate George Cannon Jr. The motion comes against the backdrop of the US Justice Department seeking a court-appointed receiver to take over all aspects of the operations
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Capital soccer alumni game on Sunday - Helena Independent Record
Google News - over 6 years
The contemporary Bruins are led by seniors Caleb Sparks, Ben George, Cannon Colegrove, Keegan Malany and Sam Fischer. “The alumni game is a lot of fun, and a chance for the guys to meet some former Bruin players,” said Wall, adding that the public is
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Wireless Internet in towns' future - Berkshire Eagle
Google News - over 6 years
For the Tyringham project, a new tower is proposed for off George Cannon Road, and the fire tower atop Lenox Mountain will be utilized to beam a high-speed Internet signal for nearly 85 percent of the town's residents
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Greenwood golf course reorganizing under bankruptcy - Indianapolis Business Journal
Google News - over 6 years
George Cannon, a local veteran course manager who is leading a group to purchase Dye's Walk, said the course is a victim of the economy. Current owner Brian Benham purchased the private club in 2007, right before the recession hit
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Avruskin remembered as a much more than an announcer - CANOE
Google News - over 6 years
Though the promotion didn't last, his friendship with "Crybaby" George Cannon did. Avruskin and Cannon hatched the Superstars of Wrestling promotion, and Global TV bought into it. The duo would be the announcing team, Cannon in his ill-fitting suits
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Announcer Milt Avruskin gestorben - Professional Wrestling und Mixed Martial Arts - WWE TNA MMA -
Google News - over 6 years
Es war auch in diesem Zeitraum als er seinen Businesspartner "Crybaby" George Cannon kennenlernte. Dieser war vorher schon längere Zeit als Wrestler, Manager und Promoter in Kanada aktiv. 1977 starteten sie auf Global TV die Sendung "Superstars of
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When Triceratops Was a Giant Bison - Smithsonian (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
In the spring of 1887, a local high school teacher and geologist by the name of George Cannon found two large horns and part of a skull roof. The specimen was sent to Othniel Charles Marsh at Yale University, and after urging his contacts in the field
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STREETSCAPES | UPPER FIFTH AVENUE; Way Uptown in Hospital Country
NYTimes - almost 7 years
YOU might call them the North Pole of the Gold Coast, a luxury enclave of Fifth Avenue apartment houses at 101st and 102nd Streets. Hemmed in by Mount Sinai hospital and other institutions, 1200, 1212 and 1215 Fifth Avenue were stranded high and dry after 1930, and the hospital is still growing. The northern limit of mansion building was a topic of
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GOING TO; Salt Lake City
NYTimes - over 12 years
WHY GO NOW -- Three years after the 2002 Winter Olympics brought international attention to Utah, Salt Lake City is at a crossroads: trying to appeal to non-Mormons by promoting a cosmopolitan atmosphere, while maintaining the traditions that make it a religious capital for millions. One thing it has going for it is location: the Wasatch Mountains
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Paid Notice: Deaths CANNON, GEORGE W.
NYTimes - about 18 years
CANNON-George W., of NYC, formerly of Eastchester, NY, on January 6, 2000. Son of the late George and Margaret Dempsey Cannon. Brother of Sister Margaret Cannon, R.D.C., cousin of Dede and George Cannon Ross, Carolyn and Vincent Ross and Robert E. and the late Jean Dobbin. Dear friend of Marie Bradshaw. Also surviving are ten first cousins and five
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Paid Notice: Deaths CANNON, GEORGE W.
NYTimes - about 18 years
CANNON-George W., of NYC, formerly of Eastchester, NY, on January 6, 2000. Son of the late George and Margaret Dempsey Cannon. Brother of Sister Margaret Cannon, R.D.C., cousin of DeDe and George Cannon Ross, Carolyn and Vincent Ross and Robert E. and the late Jean Dobbin. Dear friend of Marie Bradshaw. Also surviving are ten first cousins and five
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1901
    Age 74
    He owned and published this magazine until his death; in 1901 his family sold the magazine to the LDS Church's Sunday School organization.
    Cannon died on April 12, 1901, in Monterey, California, at 74 years of age.
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  • 1894
    Age 67
    Cannon was pardoned in 1894 by U.S. President Grover Cleveland.
  • 1888
    Age 61
    Eventually, Cannon went "underground" with others in the church leadership as a fugitive from the federal authorities. In September 1888, Cannon surrendered himself and pleaded guilty at trial to charges of unlawful cohabitation under the Edmunds Act.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1879
    Age 52
    When the Supreme Court upheld the ban on plural marriage in the 1879 Reynolds v. United States decision, Cannon stated:
  • FORTIES
  • 1873
    Age 46
    On April 8, 1873, Cannon became a member of the church's First Presidency when he was called as a first counselor in First Presidency by Brigham Young.
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  • 1872
    Age 45
    Cannon was elected to be the non-voting delegate for Utah Territory in the United States Congress in 1872.
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  • 1867
    Age 40
    Cannon also served as the first general superintendent of the church's Sunday School from 1867 until his death.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1866
    Age 39
    In 1866, Cannon began publication of a magazine for youth and young adult Latter-day Saints called The Juvenile Instructor.
  • 1862
    Age 35
    At the adjournment of the 1862 congressional session, Cannon again left for Europe to preside over the mission.
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    Cannon's mission in Europe ended when he was recalled by Young in 1862 to work in Washington, D.C., to assist in the church's promotion of Utah Territory's bid for statehood.
  • 1860
    Age 33
    Cannon was ordained to the priesthood office of apostle on August 26, 1860, at age 33.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1857
    Age 30
    Returning to Utah in 1857 to assist in the Utah War, Cannon was commissioned a Lieutenant General in the Nauvoo Legion.
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  • 1856
    Age 29
    In February 1856, he started the Western Standard, a weekly publication based in San Francisco.
    Meeting Pratt in California, Cannon was told that he would remain behind and became president of the church's Oregon and California Mission; he held this position from 1856 to 1858.
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  • 1849
    Age 22
    In 1849, Cannon was asked by church president Brigham Young to serve as a missionary for the church in the Sandwich Islands (later known as the Kingdom of Hawaii, where he served for four years.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1847
    Age 20
    When Taylor returned, Cannon traveled with the entire Taylor family to the Salt Lake Valley, arriving in October 1847.
  • 1845
    Age 18
    Cannon's father died in 1845. In 1846, Taylor traveled to England to organize the affairs of the church after Smith's death.
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  • 1844
    Age 17
    George Sr. married Mary Edwards in 1844 and had another daughter, Elizabeth Cannon (Piggott).
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  • 1842
    Age 15
    In 1842, the Cannon family set sail for the United States to join with the church in Nauvoo, Illinois.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1836
    Age 9
    Cannon was born in Liverpool, England, to George Cannon and Ann Quayle, the eldest of six children. His mother and father were from Peel on the Isle of Man. His father's sister, Leonora Cannon, had married future Latter Day Saint apostle John Taylor and was baptized in 1836.
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  • 1827
    Age 0
    Born in 1827.
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