Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Cannons in:
 • Arlington National Cemetery
 • Arlington
 • Arlington County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Howard Walter Cannon
Birth: Jan. 26, 1912
Saint George
Washington County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 2002
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

United States Air Force General, US Senator. U.S. pilot in WWII. Shot down over Holland while dropping paratroops. Spent 42 days eluding capture. Awarded Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Presidential Citation, and French Croix de Guerre. Retired from U.S. Air Force Reserve as Major General. Elected to U.S. Senate in 1958 and served four terms. 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 64 Lot 7076
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Anthony Wilde
Record added: Oct 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6822577
Howard Walter Cannon
Added by: Garver Graver
 
Howard Walter Cannon
Added by: Anthony Wilde
 
Howard Walter Cannon
Cemetery Photo
Added by: James Seidelman
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- CHARLES A. OSWALD
 Added: Mar. 6, 2014

- CHARLES A. OSWALD
 Added: Mar. 6, 2014

- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Mar. 5, 2014
There are 84 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 28 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service