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Joseph Gurney Cannon

Politician (7-May-1836 — 12-Nov-1926)


Blair Bolles. Tyrant From Illinois: Uncle Joe Cannon's Experiment With Personal Power. New York: W. W. Norton. 1951. 248pp.

Joseph Gurney Cannon; with L. White Busbey. Uncle Joe Cannon: The Story of a Pioneer American. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. 1927. 362pp.

William Rea Gwinn. Uncle Joe Cannon: Archfoe of Insurgency: A History of the Rise and Fall of Cannonism. Bookman Associates. 1957.

Booth Mooney. Mr. Speaker: Four Men Who Shaped the U.S. House of Representatives: Henry Clay, Thomas Reed, Joseph Cannon, Sam Rayburn. Chicago, IL: Follet. 1964.


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  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.168)

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