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George Q. Cannon

Born: Jan 11, 1827

Death: Apr 12, 1901

Birthplace: Liverpool

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

George Q. Cannon

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1827
Date of Death : Apr 12, 1901
Birth Place : Liverpool

George Quayle Cannon was an early member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 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. He was also a five-time Territorial Delegate from Utah.


  • Politician
  • Writer

Also known as

  • George Cannon


  • Frank J. Cannon
  • Tracy Y. Cannon
  • Sylvester Q. Cannon
  • Abraham H. Cannon
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