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George Q. Cannon
George Q. Cannon
Birth: January 11, 1827
Death: April 12, 1901
George Q. Cannon
Birth: January 11, 1827
Death: April 12, 1901

George Quayle Cannon was an early member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , and served in the First Presidency under four successive presidents of the church: Brigham Young, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, and Lorenzo Snow. He was the church's chief political strategist, and was dubbed "the Mormon premier" and "the Mormon Richelieu" by the press.

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