Christopher B. CANNON, Congress, UT (1950)


CANNON, Christopher B., a Representative from Utah; born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 20, 1950; B.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1974; attended Harvard School of Business, Cambridge, Mass., 1974-1975; J.D., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1980; lawyer, private practice; solicitor, Department of Interior, 1983-1986; business owner; business executive; Utah Republican Party finance chairman, 1992-1994; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2009); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1998 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of President William Jefferson Clinton; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present