Clarence Cannon
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1879
Date of Death: 1964
Cause of Death: Died of Natural Causes
Occupation: Lawyer, Politician
Spouse: Ida Dawson Wigginton
Children: Two daughters
Political Party: Democratic Party
Turtledove Appearances:
Southern Victory
POD: September 10, 1862
Appearance(s): The Victorious Opposition
Type of Appearance: Direct
Political Party: Socialist Party
Clarence Andrew Cannon (April 11, 1879 – May 12, 1964) was a Democratic Congressman from Missouri from 1923 until his death 41 years later. He was a notable parliamentarian and chaired the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations.

Clarence Cannon in Southern Victory

Clarence Cannon was a Socialist politician representing a Missouri district in the United States House of Representatives. In the 1930s and early 1940s, he was Speaker of the House when the Socialists held a majority, succeeding Charles W. La Follette who had left Congress to become Vice President.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Theodore W. Hukriede
Member of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri
Succeeded by
William L. Hungate
Political offices
(Southern Victory)
Preceded by
Charles W. La Follette
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Succeeded by
Joseph Guffey

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