Richard N. Cannon Oral History


Richard N. Cannon lived at 1647 Kensington from his birth in 1938 until 1965 when he married and moved away.  His original home remains in the family and was the location for this interview.

Audio Interview

Here is an interview with Richard recollecting his years in the neighborhood.  The sound track is followed by a summary and index of the interview.  The sections below contain documents and photos from Richard.

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Interview 001 (04/29/2015, duration 53:04)

Summary and Index  (clicking this link will open a new browser window.  To return to this page, click the tab at the top of your browser)


Here is a collection of documents provided by Richard.  These are in pdf format and will open in a new window when you click on the name of the document

  1. Letter to Santa, 1939
  2. How I Got My Pet Rabbits by Richard N. Cannon, ca 1950
  3. Prize Winner Letter from Dan's Market, 1952
  4. The Rooseveltian - May 29, 1953
  5. Hillside Stake Music, Speech Dance Festival - June 1, 1954
  6. All Church Track Meet - 1955
  7. BYU Invitational Track Meet - 1956
  8. To the land use specialists by Richard N. Cannon - 2005-06



Here is a collection of images provided by Richard.  Click on a thumbnail to expand an image.  Once the image is expanded you can scroll through the collection by clicking on either side of the image.


  • John B Cannon and Zina Bennion Cannon Family (1918)John B Cannon and Zina Bennion Cannon Family (1918)
  • Anne and Richard N. Cannon (ca. 1940)Anne and Richard N. Cannon (ca. 1940)
  • Home of John B. and Zina Bennion Cannon (1943 or 44)Home of John B. and Zina Bennion Cannon (1943 or 44)
  • John B and Zina Bennion Cannon family (1943 or 44)John B and Zina Bennion Cannon family (1943 or 44)
  • Uintah GirlsUintah Girls
  • Wasatch Ward BoysWasatch Ward Boys
  • FriendsFriends
  • Graduation Picture from Primary (May 1950)Graduation Picture from Primary (May 1950)
  • East High ReunionEast High Reunion
  • Scout campoutScout campout
  • Wooten's Swimming PoolWooten's Swimming Pool
  • Wooten's Swimming PoolWooten's Swimming Pool
  • Richard N. Cannon - Track (1956)Richard N. Cannon - Track (1956)
  • Seminary graduation (1956)Seminary graduation (1956)
  • Elder's Quorum PartyElder's Quorum Party

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