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||April 9, 1922|
||May 19, 2003|
||Salt Lake City|
||D. James Cannon|
||After her marriage, Cannon became the women's editor for the Deseret News; she also contributed a daily column. She also did freelance work, publishing articles in national magazines including Seventeen and Better Homes and Gardens. For thirty years she was a daily columnist for Intermountain Newspapers. She has hosted her own TV show and was a featured speaker on a weekly radio program broadcast internationally.|
She has been a writer and an editor and is the author of over 50 books.
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||Cannon was the eighth general president of the Young Women organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1978 to 1984. Before recieving that call, Cannon was a member of the Mutual Improvement Association’s governing board and the Church’s curriculum planning, writing, activities, and correlation committees. In 1959, she became an associate editor for "Era of Youth," a section of the Improvement Era that was targeted to adolescents.|
Cannon was also a key figure in organizing the LDS Student Association. While she worked in establishing Lambda Delta Sigma, the church's sorority.
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