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    George Quayle Cannon

    California

    • Called: 1849
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Deseret, United States
    • Notes: He was called to serve a gold mission.

    Hawaiian

    Sandwich Islands
    • Set Apart: 25 September 1850
    • Arrived At Home: 28 November 1854
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Sacramento River, California, United States

    California

    • Departed From Home: 1856
    • Arrived At Home: 19 January 1858
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: September 1858
    • End Date: 1860
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    British

    • Set Apart: 23 September 1860
    • Arrived In Field: 21 December 1860
    • Arrived At Home: 10 October 1864
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with spouse
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Daniel H. Wells
    • Notes: In May 1862, he went to the United States on business. He returned to England in July 1863.

    San Francisco California

    • October 1871–October 1871
    • Age Called: 44
    • San Francisco California
    • Set Apart: 19 October 1871
    • End Date: 29 October 1871
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: President B. Young

    Washington D C

    • December 1871–January 1872
    • Age Called: 44
    • Washington D C
    • Set Apart: 4 December 1871
    • End Date: 2 January 1872
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Daniel H. Wells

    Delegate To Washington From Constitutional Convention

    • March 1872–June 1872
    • Age Called: 45
    • Delegate To Washington From Constitutional Convention
    • Set Apart: 5 March 1872
    • End Date: 16 June 1872
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Set apart by: Brigham Young

    California As Delegate For Agricultural Society

    • September 1872–September 1872
    • Age Called: 45
    • California As Delegate For Agricultural Society
    • Departed From Home: 9 September 1872
    • Arrived At Home: September 1872
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: George A. Smith

    Washington D C

    • November 1872–March 1873
    • Age Called: 45
    • Washington D C
    • Set Apart: 22 November 1872
    • End Date: 15 March 1873
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Brigham Young

    Stories and Documents

    Journal history of the Church, 1896-2001, Church History Library.

    On 25 September 1850 he was appointed on a mission to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).

    "George Quayle Cannon," Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel.

    In 1864 he crossed the plains, returning from his mission in England.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 2, line 56.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 2, line 56.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 21, line 794.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 24, line 1004.5.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 23, line 972.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 25, line 972.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 26, line 1004.5.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 24, line 918.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 19, line 794.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 24, line 921.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 22, line 921.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 20, line 785.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 22, line 918.

    Adrian W. Cannon, Richard E. Turley Jr., and Chad M. Orton, eds., The journals of George Q. Cannon: Hawaiian Mission, 1850-1854 (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014).

    British Mission history, 1841-1971, Church History Library.

    See the index above for entries on his service.