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Joseph Gurney Cannon

Joseph Gurney CannonBorn: 7-May-1836
Birthplace: Guilford, NC
Died: 12-Nov-1926
Location of death: Danville, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Spring Hill Cemetery, Danville, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Speaker of the House, 1903-11

Father: Horace H. Cannon (physician, d. 1846 drowning)
Mother: Gulielma Hollingsworth
Wife: Mary P. Reed (m. 1862)

    Law School: Cincinnati Law School

    US Congressman, Illinois 18th (4-Mar-1915 to 3-Mar-1923)
    US Congressman, Illinois 18th (3-Mar-1903 to 3-Mar-1913)
    US Congressman, Illinois 12th (4-Mar-1895 to 3-Mar-1903)
    US Congressman, Illinois 15th (4-Mar-1893 to 4-Mar-1895)
    US Congressman, Illinois 15th (4-Mar-1883 to 3-Mar-1891)
    US Congressman, Illinois 14th (4-Mar-1873 to 4-Mar-1883)
    Speaker of the US House (9-Nov-1903 to 3-Mar-1911)
    Illinois State Official State's Attorney, 27th District (1861-68)

Author of books:
Uncle Joe Cannon (1927, memoir)


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