Elizabeth Anne Wells Cannon

"Elizabeth Cannon" redirects here. For Canadian engineering academic, see M. Elizabeth Cannon.

Elizabeth Wells Cannon (December 7, 1859 September 2, 1942), also referred to as Annie Wells Cannon, was a prominent women's suffragist in Utah who served in the Utah House of Representatives from 1913 to 1915 and again in 1921. She was also president of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and a charter member of the Utah Red Cross. Her father was Daniel H. Wells and she was married to John Q. Cannon. She died in Salt Lake City, Utah of Hodgkin's lymphoma.[1] She also worked as a reported and assistant editor for the Woman's Exponent, a Utah Suffrage paper published and edited by her mother Emmeline B. Wells.[2]



  1. State of Utah Death Certificate
  2. Carol Cornwall Madsen, An Advocate for Women: The Public Life of Emmeline B. Wells (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006), p. 44

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