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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 Page441
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME orator on the subject; perhaps second only to twice-unsuccessful presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan. Cannon traveled the Chautauqua circuit of that day, an educational and recreational summer-time program. Not only did he tout the merits of Free Silver, but he spoke on other subjects of interest as well. He was also a frequent contributor to national magazines and the author of two books. Ten days after undergoing surgery in Denver's Presbyterian hospital, Frank Cannon succumbed to a post-operative infection on July 26, 1933, ending his life at age 74. His first wife, Martha Brown, whom he married in April of 1878 at Ogden, was the mother of his daughters, Dorothy and Roseannah and son, Frank Q. After Martha's death in 1903, he was married to her sister, Mary. Political figure. Elected representative of the people. Attorney at the bar. A man of whom it was said, "He knew and recognized 5,000 people on a first-name basis." But above all, a journalist whose words moved men to worthy deeds. Those, the achievements of Frank J. Cannon, are testament to his career and his credentials for Hall of Fame membership. GEORGE Q. CANNON, DeseretNews Born January 11, 1827 - Died April 12, 1901 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1964 A multi-talented man who attained fame in writing and editing as well as in public speaking and organizational leadership, George Q. Cannon left an impressive record on Utah journalism while earning the esteem of his colleagues in and outside his chosen profession. Along with his younger brothers and sisters, he was orphaned in 1844 at the age of 14 when his father passed away in St. Louis, Missouri. Born in Liverpool, England on January 11, 1827, he was a son of George and Ann Quayle Cannon. His mother died at sea in 1842 as the family was migrating to the United States. For the first part of the crucial period which followed his father's death, young George learned the techniques of print- 441
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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 416452
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416452