Kenneth L. Cannon

Kenneth L. Cannon claims to be a high-school acquaintance of fellow board member Gary Bergera. He received undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Brigham Young University, and later attended university of Helsinki as a Fulbright Scholar. Cannon returned to Provo for law school, and currently serves as chair of BYU’s National Advisory Council for the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. Both a lawyer and educator, Cannon practices corporate bankruptcy law in addition to his work as an adjunct professor at BYU and the University of Utah.

Cannon’s legal career includes serving as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, and the legal community recently named him Utah Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year. He is published in several legal and professional journals, including BYU Studies, BYU Law Review, and the Federal Bar Journal.

In the realm of Mormon and Utah historical studies, Cannon serves on the board of the Mormon History Association, and previously served on the boards of the Utah Heritage Foundation and Utah Historical Quarterly. He is the proud recipient of writing awards from the Mormon History Association and the Utah State Historical Society.

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