James E. Cannon

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James E. Cannon
James E Cannon 1916 square.jpg
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 38th district
In office
January 14, 1914 – March 29, 1923
Serving with
Arthur C. Harman (1914–1916)
Louis O. Wendenburg (1916–1920)
Morgan R. Mills (1920–1923)
Preceded byElben C. Folkes
Succeeded byT. Gray Haddon
Personal details
BornJames Edmundson Cannon
(1873-08-11)August 11, 1873
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
DiedAugust 3, 1942(1942-08-03) (aged 68)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Virginia Bernard Harvie
Alma materUniversity of Virginia (LL.B.)

James Edmundson Cannon (August 11, 1873 – August 3, 1942) was an American Democratic politician who represented the City of Richmond in the Virginia Senate.[1][2]

He resigned following the 1923 special session of the General Assembly to accept appointment as the city attorney for Richmond, a position he held until 1938.


  1. ^ Swem, Earl G. (1918). Register of the General Assembly of Virginia, 1776–1918. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved February 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Dodson, E. Griffith (1939). The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1919-1939: Register. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved February 9, 2016.

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