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Newton Cannon

Born: May 22, 1781

Death: Sep 16, 1841

Birthplace: Guilford County

Nationality: United States

Newton Cannon

Date of Birth : May 22, 1781
Date of Death : Sep 16, 1841
Birth Place : Guilford County

Newton Cannon was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1835 to 1839. He also served several terms in the United States House of Representatives, from 1814 to 1817, and from 1819 to 1823. Cannon was a long-time foe of Andrew Jackson, and spent much of his political career opposing Jacksonite policies.

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