Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
1950 – He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on the 20th of October.
1980 – He was a lawyer, business owner, and venture capitalist, from which he became a millionaire.
1983-1986 – He became a solicitor for the United States Department of the Interior.
1992-1994 – He was Utah Republican Party finance chairman.
– Cannon is a member of the House Government Reform Committee.
– He serves on the Subcommittees on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources as well as Regulatory Affairs.
– Cannon is a member of the House Resources Committee, serving on the Energy and Mineral Resources and Forests and Forest Health Subcommittees.
1999 – He was a member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law.
2000 – Cannon co-founded the Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine, which now has nearly 130 members from both major political parties.
2001-2002 – In January, Cannon hired David Safavian as his chief of staff. Safavian left on the 16th of May, to take a position at the General Services Administration.
2003 – In January, Cannon was elected chairman of the influential Western Caucus, an organization of over 50 Congressmen working on resource management issues.
2004-2005 – Cannon received a 100% rating from the American Conservative Union.