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Sylvester Quayle Cannon

Information regarding Sylvester Q. Cannon

  • Apostle number:  67
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  60
  • Date of birth:  June 10, 1877
  • Place of birth:  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Date of apostolic ordination:  April 14, 1938
  • Age when ordained apostle:  60 years 10 months
  • End of apostolic service:  May 29, 1943
  • Total apostolic years:  5 years 1 month
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  October 6, 1939
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:   3 years 7 months
  • Date of death:  May 29, 1943
  • Age at death:  65 years 11 months
  • Place of death:  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Remarks:  He was the son of George Q. Cannon.  When called as an apostle, he was sustained as an “Associate to the Quorum of the Twelve”.  He officially jointed the Quorum of the Twelve about 18 months later.  He served as the sixth Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  He died of encephalomalacia, or softening of the brain.
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