Dean Cannon

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Dean Cannon
Dean Cannon.jpeg
Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
In office
Preceded by Larry Cretul
Succeeded by Will Weatherford
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 35th district
In office
Personal details
Born (1968-08-02) August 2, 1968 (age 49)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ellen Friedley
Profession Attorney

Dean Cannon (born August 2, 1968, Bitburg Air Base, Germany) served as a Representative in the House of Representatives of the Florida Legislature.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida in Journalism, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida as well. While at the University of Florida, Cannon served as Student Body President and was Vice President of Florida Blue Key. He currently resides in Winter Park, Florida with his family. The Orlando Sentinel named Cannon the "fifth most powerful person" in Central Florida in 2008.[1]

Representative Cannon became the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives in 2010 and served through the 2012 elections. He started a lobbying firm after leaving office in 2012.[2]


  1. ^ Maxwell, Scott (2008-12-29). "Who is the most powerful person in Central Florida?". Orlando Sentinel. 
  2. ^ The Florida Current

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