Frank J. Cannon

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Frank J. Cannon



Frank Jenne Cannon, (January 25, 1859 - July 25, 1933) was the first United States Senator from Utah in 1896-1899; he had previously been a Delegate from the Territory of Utah from 1895-1896. Born in Salt Lake City, he was the eldest child of Sarah Jenne Cannon and George Q. Cannon, who was an Apostle in the Mormon church and a Utah Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Cannon served in the United States Senate as a member of the Silver Republican Party.

Frank Cannon became editor of the Ogden Herald (Ogden, Utah) in 1887 and established the Ogden Standard in 1888.

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