Niagara County

1897 Biography - Elijah H. Cannon

Cannon, Elijah H., was born at Niagara Falls, N. Y., May 4, 1845, and was a son of John Cannon, sr., for many years a butcher, now deceased. Mr. Cannon attended the public schools at Niagara Falls until eighteen years of age, when he entered the hardware store of S. V. Saleno of Niagara Falls, and remained there for twelve years, thoroughly mastering the business; he then established his present business in the same line, in which he has been very successful. In October, 1871, he married Margaret Dixon of Woodstock, Can. Mr. Cannon is an extensive property owner and is respected by all who know him.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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