Cannon, Abraham H. (Abraham Hoagland), 1859-1896

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Dates:
Birth 1859-03-12
Death 1896-07-19

Biographical notes:

Mormon Church leader and businessman.

From the description of Letter, 1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122351615

From the guide to the Abraham H. Cannon letter, 1892, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Mormon apostle, missionary, writer, businessman.

From the description of Diaries, 1879-1896. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 82318184

Apostle in the Mormon Church, author, businessman, journalist, and Arizona pioneer.

From the description of Abraham H. Cannon notebook, ca. 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435857

From the guide to the Abraham H. Cannon notebook, 1893, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, Switzerland, and Germany, 1879-1882; member of the Church's First Council of Seventy, 1882-1889; and member of the Council of the Twelve Apostles beginning in 1889. Cannon was also a member of the Deseret Sunday School Union Board. He was manager of the Juvenile Instructor publishing company and was involved in numerous other business interests in Utah.

From the description of Diaries, 1879-1895. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 367527778

From the guide to the Abraham H. Cannon diaries, 1879-1895, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Apostle in the Mormon Church and Utah businessman and author.

From the description of Diaries, 1879-1895. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 122460999

Abraham Hoagland Cannon (1859-1896), son of George Q. Cannon and Elizabeth Hoagland, was born 12 March 1859 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served as an Apostle in the LDS church from 1889 until his death. He also was a very successful busines man and had directorial positions with many organiztions, including: the "Deseret News," Bullion-Beck mining company, the State Bank of Utah, the Utah Loan and Trust Co., Z.C.M.I., George Q. Cannon & Sons Co., Co-operative Furniture Co.,and the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce. Abraham died on 19 July 1896 at his residence in Salt Lake City, after having had surgery, which was prompted due to serious illness with symptoms of servere headaches and ear troubles.

From the guide to the Abraham Hoagland Cannon papers, 1879-1895, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Member of the Council of the Twelve Apostles.

From the guide to the MS 1929 Abraham H. Cannon diaries 1879-1895 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

Apostle in the Mormon Church and Utah businessman.

From the description of Abraham H. Cannon certificate, 1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122653015

From the guide to the Abraham H. Cannon certificate, 1895, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

LDS apostle, missionary, writer, businessman.

From the description of Diaries, 1879-1896. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 86146850

Abraham Hoagland Cannon was born 12 March 1859, the son of George Q. Cannon and Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon. At the age of 23 in 1882, he was sustained as one of the First Seven Presidents of the Seventy in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1889, he was ordained an apostle. He died at the age of 37 in 1896.

From the description of Abraham H. Cannon notebooks, 1866-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 368052229

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  • Mormons--Utah--Correspondence
  • Businessmen--Correspondence
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  • Edmunds--Tucker Act, 1887
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  • Businessmen--Utah--Correspondence
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  • Correspondence
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Social life and customs--19th century
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--History--Sources
  • Plural marriage--History, 1852-1890
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  • Banks and banking--History--Sources

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