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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Title Page436
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION "He was at home in the saddle, on the plow, in a swivel chair, or in the pulpit and in all these capacities he was a success. "He put his heart and soul into all he did and it was no wonder that his heart finally wore out, for he gave it all to other people." FRANK JENNE CANNON, Ogden Standard Born January 25, 1859 - Died July 26, 1933 Installed in Hall of Fame at St. George, 1982 When the life of Frank Jenne Cannon is unfolded in its entirety, the scope of the man's talents is impressive. In all, he wrote for or directed the editorial staffs of 10 newspapers, ranging in size from a struggling new weekly in Cache Valley to major dailies in three states. He was described by a contemporary as "One of the most widely known figures in the West." And by another as, "A brilliant man, an eloquent speaker, able writer; a magnetic man who draws to himself friends." While earning a justifiable reputation as an editor of considerable skill, he simultaneously immersed himself in Utah politics and the controversial Free Silver issue. And though he was a man who was totally dedicated to the cause he espoused, he did so with dignity and earned the respect of his foes as well as the admiration of his followers. When at the peak of his notable career, he was described by a fellow newsman in this way: "Of statuesque build - a handsome face, heavy curly hair which fit him like a halo; an engaging voice, with an extraordinary vocabulary; a remarkable gift of oratory and a flair for the spectacular." A university graduate at 19; a newspaper publisher by the 436
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416447
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416447