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us: Cannon, Howard W.

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  • Fuller Name

    • Howard Walter
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saint George (Utah)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Las Vegas (Nev.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Arizona State Teachers College
        • Affiliation End: 1933
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Arizona. College of Law
        • Affiliation End: 1937
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army. Air Corps
        • Affiliation Start: 1942
        • Affiliation End: 1946
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19590103
        • Affiliation End: 19830103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) Legislators
      • Sources

        • found: Policy and Management Associates. The impact of ... 1978 (a.e.) t.p. (Hon. Howard W. Cannon, chairman, Comm. on Commerce, Sci., and Transportation, U. S. Senate)
        • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1925-1977 (Cannon, Howard Walter, 1912-); NUCMC files (Cannon, Howard W. (Howard Walter); b. 1912)
        • found: Vernetti, M. Senator Howard Cannon of Nevada, c2008: ECIP galley (Howard Walter Cannon; U.S. senator from Nevada for 24 years; d. Mar. 6, 2002, at age ninety)
        • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, February 10, 2015 (Cannon, Howard Walter, a Senator from Nevada; born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, January 26, 1912; graduated from Arizona State Teachers College in 1933, and University of Arizona Law School in 1937; admitted to the bar in Arizona in 1937, Utah in 1938, and Nevada in 1946; reference attorney, Utah State senate in 1939; elected county attorney of Washington County, Utah, in 1940; during the Second World War served in the United States Army in 1941 and the United States Army Air Corps 1942-1946, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel; served in the Air Force Reserve and retired as a major general; elected city attorney of Las Vegas, Nev., in 1949 and served for four consecutive terms; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1958; reelected in 1964, 1970 and 1976 and served from January 3, 1959, to January 3, 1983; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1982; chairman, Joint Committee on Inaugural Arrangements (Ninety-second Congress), Select Committee on Standards and Conduct (Ninety-third and Ninety-fourth Congresses), Committee on Rules and Administration (Ninety-third through Ninety-fifth Congresses), Joint Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (Ninety-fourth Congress), Joint Committee on Library (Ninety-fifth Congress), Joint Committee on Printing (Ninety-fifth Congress), Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses); died in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 5, 2002; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.)
      • Change Notes

        • 1978-10-02: new
        • 2015-03-04: revised
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