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Adele Morris Cannon Howells
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1886
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1951
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

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Adele Morris Cannon, born in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, married to David P. Howells. The couple lived in Los Angeles.

After David's death, Howells became in first counselor to Primary general president May Green Hinckley in 1940. When Hinckley unexpectedly died in 1943, Howells was chosen by LDS Church president Heber J. Grant to be the fourth general president of the Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Howells served for nine years, until her death from rheumatic fever in Salt Lake City.

During her tenure as Primary president and editor of The Children's Friend, Howells commissioned a series of paintings by Arnold Friberg depicting scenes from the Book of Mormon. Some of these painting are still printed in copies of the Book of Mormon distributed by the LDS Church. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  David Parrish Howells (1884 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Barbara Cannon Howells Moench (1923 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Map 3 Lot 1940 Space 8
 
Created by: Logan
Record added: Oct 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60464067
Adele Morris <i>Cannon</i> Howells
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 Added: Oct. 22, 2010
 
 
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