Frank J. Cannon July 27 1933

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Frank J. Cannon
July 27 1933 - in oin the local population in wclcom ng the...
in oin the local population in wclcom ng the airmen's return. UTAH'S FIRST SENATOR DIES Frank J, Cannon, 74, Succumbs Succumbs iu Denver Hospital (Continued Front Pase Ono 1 committee, Mr. Cannon and Frank . Salisbury were named as the two elegates to the national convention •hich met in Minneapolis that year. In 1804 he was elected as dele^ate dele^ate to congress from the territory of Utah, after having lost in a similar similar campaign two years before. Pleaded for Silver In 1&9G he \vns a delegate to ins national convention which nominated William McKinlcy. At that convention convention Mr. Cannon, a staunch bimetal- ist, .delivered an impassioned speech frorrivthe floor of'the convention—a speech in which he urged the Re- [piibllcan party to adopt bimetalism :in its national platform. i Failing in their efforts, the Utah delegates left the convention hall and in that year Mr. Cannon supported the Democratic ticket, headed by the late William Jennings Bryan. During the same yenr, after Utah had been admitled to the union, Mr. Cannon and Arthur Brown were elected elected the first senators from the then baby state. Mr. Cannon served one term. Joins Democrats In 1900, Mr. Cannon definitely broke with the Republican party and joined the Democratic ranks. In April, 1878, he married Martha Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. Brown, pioneers of Ogden. Ogden. Mrs. Cannon died several years ago. They had four children, of whom two—Mrs. Dorothy Hyde McGrath of San Francisco and Mrs. Rosannah Sherman of Los Angeles—are living. The former senator also is survived by the following brothers nnd sisters: Angus J., of Vermont; Mrs. A. B. Jr- vinc, Joseph J., nil of Salt Lake; Preston Preston J., of Glenwood, Cal., and Karl Q. Cannon, Mrs. I. E. Willey, Sylvester Sylvester Q., Dr. William T., Kdwin Q., Lewis Q., Brigham Q., Willard T., Mrs. C. Clarence Neslen, Mrs. Hester Hester Richards, Mrs. Amelia Chamberlain, Chamberlain, Radcliff Q., Espy T., Collins T., Tracy Y., CJawson Y., of Ames, Iowa; WiHord Y., Mrs. John Winder, and Georgius Y., of Pasadena, Cal. Three step-sisters—Mrs. Abel C. Cannon, Mrs. Vera C. Sharp and Mrs. Carol Y. Cannon—nnd ten grandchildren grandchildren also survive. son a truck and stopped main son home in the ing, son The rural eight !oing front which woid skidded rolled efore ds :. E. "ier, heard old hurt iclp .0 it, Mr. al in repealed ived o tell Mr. oelonged s nee Contant nd a Jordon Move A ire iaLs re 1st in arc Farm and included on Welling from

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 26 Jul 1933, Wed,
  3. Page 13

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