Donald Q. Cannon

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Donald Quayle Cannon (born 1936) is a retired professor at Brigham Young University who specializes in Mormon history, particularly early Mormon history and international Mormon history.

As a young man, Cannon was a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Germany. Cannon earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Utah. Cannon holds a Ph.D. from Clark University. In the late 1960s, he taught at the University of Southern Maine.

In the LDS Church he has served as a bishop and branch president.

Among other works, Cannon was one of the editors of the Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History and of the Historical Atlas of Mormonism. He has also been an editor for works in the Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint History series.



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