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Clawson Young Cannon
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1885
Millcreek
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1977
Provo
Utah County
Utah, USA

Son of George Quayle Cannon and Caroline Partridge Young

Married Winnifred Morrell, 11 Sep 1913, Logan, Cache, Utah

Published in History of Idaho: The Gem of the Mountains Vol. 3 by James H. Hawley 1920

Professor Clawson Young Cannon, teacher of agriculture in the Boise high school and manager of the Boise high school farm, a position which he has held for five years, was born in Salt Lake City. Utah, October 27, 1885, and is a son of the late George Q. Cannon, who was one of the highest officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being first counselor to the president of the church for many years. He was likewise a most prominent and influential citizen in connection with business and public affairs and did much to shape the destiny and promote the development of Utah. He was born in England and came to the United States in 1849 as a convert to the church. He cast in his lot with the pioneer settlers of Utah and continued his residence there until his death in 1901, leaving an indelible impress upon the history of the state. The mother of Professor Cannon bore the maiden name of Caroline Young and was a daughter of Brigham Young, head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Professor Cannon was educated in the schools of Salt Lake City and of Utah, being graduated from the Utah Agricultural College with the class of 1913. Prior to that date, or from 190.5 until 1908, he was a missionary of the church in Belgium. After completing his course of study he taught for a year in the Utah Agricultural College and since December, 1914, has been a teacher of agriculture in the Boise high school, in connection with which he manages the high school farm northwest of the city, making his home upon this farm, which was developed under his direction. In addition he is engaged in the breeding of registered Jersey cattle on his own account and already possesses a fair-sized herd, which he maintains on a farm which he leases for this purpose and which is situated near the high school farm. He is now a member of the American Jersey Cattle Club and he is keenly interested in everything that has to do with scientific breeding of cattle. As an instructor he is doing splendid work, leading his pupils to thoroughly understand not only the actual work of the farm but the scientific processes which result in crop production.

On the 11th of September, 1913, Professor Cannon was married to Miss Winnifred Morrell, a native of Utah and also a representative of one of the families connected with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints there, both Professor Cannon and his wife being still members of the church. They have three children, two sons and a daughter: Rowland M., who was born June 2, 1914; Robert Young, September 11, 1917; and Winnifred, November 14, 1919.

Professor Cannon belongs to the Boise Chamber of Commerce. A young man of liberal education, "well descended and well bred," he is leaving the impress of his individuality upon the educational history of the state and his labors are producing direct results along the line of agricultural progress. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Quayle Cannon (1827 - 1901)
  Caroline Partridge Young Cannon (1851 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Winnifred Morrell Cannon (1888 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Rowland Morrell Cannon (1914 - 2013)*
  Robert Young Cannon (1917 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rosina Matthews Cannon Lambert (1852 - 1939)**
  John Quayle Cannon (1857 - 1931)**
  Abraham Hoagland Cannon (1859 - 1896)**
  Georgianna Hoagland Cannon (1861 - 1863)**
  George Hoagland Cannon (1863 - 1863)**
  Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon (1865 - 1867)**
  Mary Alice Hoagland Cannon Cannon (1867 - 1909)**
  Lillian Ann Hoagland Cannon (1869 - 1870)**
  Emily Ada Young Croxall Cannon (1870 - 1966)**
  Hugh Jenne Cannon (1870 - 1931)**
  Amelia Telle Cannon Chamberlin (1870 - 1937)**
  William Tenney Cannon (1870 - 1949)**
  David Hoagland Cannon (1871 - 1892)**
  Lewis Telle Cannon (1872 - 1946)**
  Hester Telle Cannon Richards (1872 - 1936)**
  Emily Hoagland Cannon Willey (1874 - 1955)**
  Brigham Telle Cannon (1874 - 1954)**
  Caroline Young Croxall Cannon (1875 - 1955)**
  Read Tenney Cannon (1875 - 1905)**
  Sylvester Quayle Cannon (1877 - 1943)**
  Willard Telle Cannon (1877 - 1937)**
  Tracy Young Cannon (1879 - 1961)**
  Grace Telle Cannon Neslen (1880 - 1945)**
  Verna Young Croxall (1881 - 1883)**
  Karl Quayle Cannon (1881 - 1934)**
  Vera Young Croxall Sharp (1881 - 1968)**
  Clawson Young Cannon (1885 - 1977)
  Edwin Quayle Cannon (1886 - 1971)**
  Espey Telle Cannon (1886 - 1971)**
  Angus Jenne Cannon (1887 - 1957)**
  Collins Telle Cannon (1888 - 1961)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: B-12-3
 
Maintained by: SMSmith
Originally Created by: Judie Latshaw Huff
Record added: Apr 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36249834
Clawson Young Cannon
Added by: Judie Latshaw Huff
 
Clawson Young Cannon
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