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Clarence Cannon

AKA Clarence Andrew Cannon

Born: 11-Apr-1879
Birthplace: Elsberry, MO
Died: 12-May-1964
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Elsberry City Cemetery, Elsberry, MO

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Missouri, 1923-64

Father: John Randolph Cannon (farmer)
Mother: Ida Glovina Whiteside
Wife: Ida Dawson Wigginton (m. 30-Aug-1906, two daughters)

    University: La Grange Junior College, Hannibal, MO (1901)
    University: William Jewell College (1903)
    Law School: LLB, University of Missouri-Columbia (1908)
    Professor: History, Stephens College (1904-08)

    US Congressman, Missouri 9th (3-Jan-1935 to 12-May-1964, his death)
    US Congressman, Missouri at Large (3-Mar-1933 to 3-Jan-1935)
    US Congressman, Missouri 9th (4-Mar-1923 to 4-Mar-1933)
    Democratic National Convention Parliamentarian (1920-60)
    Congressional Staff Parliamentarian, House of Representatives (1915-20)
    Congressional Staff Clerk, to the Speaker of the House (1911-15)
    Missouri Bar Association 1908
    Smithsonian Institution Regent (1935-64)

Author of books:
A Synopsis of the Procedure of the House (1918)
Procedure in the House of Representatives (1920)
Cannon's Procedure (1928)

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