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Cannon, Lucy Grant, 1880-1966

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1880-1966

Biographical History

Lucy Grant Cannon (1880-1966) was the fourth President of the Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association.

Lucy Grant Cannon was born on October 22, 1880, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Lucy Stringham and Heber J. Grant. Lucy served a mission in the Western State Mission in 1901. In 1902, she married George J. Cannon, and together they had seven children. Lucy became the fourth president of the Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Assocation from 1937-1948. During this time, Lucy introduced the class symbols of beehive, rose, laurel, and sheaf of wheat, and split classes into age groups. Lucy Grant Cannon died on May 7, 1966.

Citation

History of Mormonism, via WWW, January 13, 2016 (became the fourth president of the Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association in 1937-1948, introduced the class symbols of beehive, rose, laurel, and sheaf of wheat, and split classes into age groups, born on October 22, 1880, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Lucy Stringham and Heber J. Grant, served mission in the Western State Mission in 1901, married George J. Cannon in 1902, together they had seven children, died on May 7, 1966

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cannon and Willis families papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2216
Overview Boxes 1 and 2 being mostly manuscript material and booklets (as well as a few photographs), and boxes 3-5 being diaries and a folder of photocopies from a scrapbook and an autobiography. Most the manuscript material is typescript in form, coming from various persons. Boxes 3, 4, and the first folder of 5 contain all 33 of Lucy Grant Cannon's diaries. Some of her diaries overlap, meaning she apparently kept, sometimes, two or even three diaries at the same time. Her last six diaries, black in...