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In January 2003, Dr. Cannon
intentions to run for the State House seat representing Haywood and Tipton counties.He
has been holding meetings with voters across both counties to learn what issues are important because he
wants to give you a strong voice in Nashville.
Why Does He
Care, Because His
Roots Run Deep Here!Dr. Cannon
was born in Stanton, Tennessee, and was the son of a farmer.He
childhood working on the family's dairy and row crop farm.
At the age of 14, he
led a multiracial coalition of high school and college students in their efforts to desegregate all public facilities in Haywood County.The coalition's non-violent efforts lead to the desegregation of ALL Haywood County Schools
.Dr. Cannon is a graduate of Haywood High School. During his 23 year practice he has served on the Hospital Staff of Baptist Memorial Hospital in Tipton; Haywood Park Hospital and Baptist Memorial Hospital in Lauderdale County.He also served as the Chief of Staff of the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Tipton.Currently, Dr. Cannon is working in Emergency Medicine with West Tennessee Healthcare of Jackson, Tennessee and serving as an Internal Medicine consultant for the New Hope Family Medicine Clinic in Grand Junction, Tennessee.Dr. Cannon is also the CEO of Cannon Enterprises; an internet home based business that he manages with his wife Mickey.
Why Does He
Care, Because He
Is Involved In Our Communities!Dr. Cannon is a former President of the Covington Rotary Club and a member of the Covington Chamber of Commerce. He
time to give free exams for Tipton County middle schools, high schools and Special Olympics athletes.He
is an annual speaker for the Minority Student Career Awareness and the African American Leadership programs.He
also participates in the Job shadowing programs in Tipton and Haywood counties.He is a former member of Union Planters Bank and Union Savings Bank Boards of Directors.He is a life member of the NAACP in Haywood and Tipton Counties.Dr. Cannon is an Elder and serves as the Director of Education for the Hatchie Church of Christ, in Covington, TN where his family attends.
Dr. Jesse Cannon Cares For Haywood and Tipton Counties!Dr. Cannon
is working with a broad coalition of citizens from both counties to insure that the interests and concerns of our communities will be represented in Nashville.He
will work to get the support we need from State Government to tackle the problems that are facing our counties and will work with local governments to overcome those challenges. Dr. Cannon
invites you to be a part of the coalition working to bring strong representation to our counties. Dr. Jesse Cannon, He Cares For You!