George Quayle Cannon was an early member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served in the First Presidency under four successive presidents of the church: Brigham Young, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, and Lorenzo Snow. He was the church's chief political strategist, and was dubbed "the Mormon premier" and "the Mormon Richelieu" by the press. He was also a five-time Territorial Delegate to the US Congress.
George Quayle Cannon, Georgi Q. Pukuniahi Cannon, Elder George Q. Cannon
LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
George Cannon and Ann Quayle
Member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles,
Member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
Nephew to John Taylor,
Helped translate the Book of Mormon into Hawaiian,
Arrested and served 5 months in jail for practicing polygamy but also supported the Manifesto to end plural marriage in 1890.
The Sandwich Islands (Hawaii)
President of the Oregon and California Mission
President of the Eastern States Mission
President of the European Mission
Newspaper editor and printer (publisher), Delegate to U.S. Congress (Represented Utah during its bid for statehood)