Cannon, Clawson Y. (Clawson Young), 1885-1977
- Existence: 1885 - 1977
Clawson Y. Cannon (1885-1977) was a high school teacher, college professor, and government worker who specialized in animal husbandry (especially dairy husbandry) and agriculture.
Clawson Young Cannon was the son of George Q. and Caroline Young Cannon. He was born on October 27, 1885, in Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah and died on November 3, 1977, in Provo, Utah County, Utah. Cannon was buried on November 7, 1977, in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. On September 11, 1913, Cannon married Winnifred Morrell in Logan, Utah. She died on March 12, 1974. They had four children: Rowland Morrell Cannon, Robert Young Cannon, Winnifred Cannon, and Clawson Young Cannon Jr. During his career, Cannon taught at Iowa State University, Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and a high school in Boise, Idaho. He earned his master's and doctor's degree from Iowa State; he was the first to earn a Ph.D. in Dairy Husbandry from that school. He spent 4 1/2 years in Beirut, Lebanon working for the U.S. Office of Foreign Agriculture Relations, where he helped develop the dairy program of that country. After returning to the United States, he taught at BYU until his retirement in 1971. Cannon was a member of several prestigious honor societies and national dairy science associations. He received several service and teaching awards for his work at BYU. He was recognized as a "Pioneer in the Dairy Industry by the Journal of Dairy Science in 1955 and authored more than sixty publications. He passed away in 1977.
Citation:Utah State History Online Photograph Archives, viewed May 17, 2012 (parentage) http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/USHS_Class&CISOPTR=784
Citation:Brigham Young Family website, viewed May 17, 2012 (birth, burial, and death dates; information about wife, children; marriage) http://brighamyoungfamily.org/descendants/b2488.htm
Citation:Obituary for Clawson Young Cannon, found on docstoc.com, "MEMORIALS CLAWSON YOUNG CANNON 1914 1920, Journal of Dairy Science," website accessed May 17, 2012 (schools he studied and taught at, accomplishments, Lebanon, honor societies, degrees) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/2421294/MEMORIALS-CLAWSON-YOUNG-CANNON-1914-1920-Journal-of-Dairy-Science-#
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A. Harold Goodman's correspondence.
A. Harold Goodman's files.
Memos about BYU choirs.
Contains copies of meeting minutes, primarily of the Department of Music or the College of Fine Arts.
Correspondence from the Department of Music faculty.
Outgoing correspondence from the music department faculty.
Brigham Young University printed concert and lyceum programs presented by Music Department, 1930-1964
Programs printed about events sponsored by the Music Department.
Contains a proposal to the Ford Foundation, dating from 1961.
Contains copies of recital programs associated with the Department of Music.
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