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Pat Cannon (May 22, 1904 - January 23, 1966) was a United States Representative from Floridamarker. His full name was Arthur Patrick Cannon. He was born in Powder Springs, Georgiamarker. Later, he moved to Laurens County, South Carolinamarker where he attended the public schools. On the post-secondary level, he attended Wofford Collegemarker, Stetson Universitymarker, and was graduated from the law college of the University of Miamimarker in 1931. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Miami.

Cannon was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1947). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law and was elected circuit judge of Dade County, Floridamarker in 1952. He was reelected in 1954, and again in 1960 for a six-year term. He was a resident of Miami, Floridamarker until his death there on January 23, 1966. Cannon was buried in Woodlawn Park Cemetery (now Caballero Rivero Woodlawn North Park Cemetery and Mausoleummarker), Miami, Florida.


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