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Abraham Hoagland Cannon

Information regarding Abraham H. Cannon

  • Apostle number: 44
  • Quorum of the Twelve number: 37
  • Date of birth:  March 12, 1859
  • Place of birth:  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Date of apostolic ordination:  October 7, 1889
  • Age when ordained apostle:  30 years 6 months
  • End of apostolic service:  July 19, 1896
  • Total apostolic years:  6 years 9 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  October 7, 1889
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:  6 years 9 months
  • Date of death:  July 19, 1896
  • Age at death:  37 years 4 months
  • Place of death:  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County,  Utah
  • RemarksHe was the son of George Q. Cannon.  Early in the summer of 1896, Elder Cannon visited California, where he presumably visited the ocean, swam in it, and got ocean water trapped within his ear. This led to an ear infection, and by mid-July Cannon was seriously ill. He underwent at least one surgery to relieve pressure and drain the infection, but the illness continued and led to his premature death.

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