• Born in Salt Lake City and raised in a patriotic Army family living all around the world from Alaska to Texas and from Japan to Germany. 

  • Peter is a distinguished military graduate of BYU, where he earned his regular army commission as a transportation officer.  Twenty one years later he retired as a decorated Lieutenant Colonel and returned home to Utah.

  •  In 1998 he was employed by an Orem software company teaching their nationwide clientele how to use their construction estimating software.

  • In 2002 he moved to Farmington and worked as Facilities and Transportation Manager for a non-profit company providing Head Start pre-school services. He managed seven buildings and a fleet of 26 school buses.

  • At age 55 he and his wife, Beverly, retired to serve an LDS mission in Argentina.

  • Peter and Beverly have nine children and 32 grandchildren.

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PETER CANNON
RE-ELECT
Davis School District Board of Education
Representing District #3 including Farmington, Kaysville, Centerville and Fruit Heights
Biographical Outline

  • Peter served three years on the Cedar Hills City Council in Utah County.

  • At the last six Utah State legislative sessions he served full time as an unpaid volunteer citizen speaking with legislators on behalf of regular citizens.

  • He currently serves as an elected member of the Davis School District Board of Education. He is the only board member to vote against the recent 9.3% property tax increase.

  • Peter is a Republican party leader who served as precinct chair, and as state and county delegate. In 2011, Davis County delegates elected him to the Republican State Central Committee.
                           Strengthen Education                                              Without Raising Taxe$
Political Approach
I listen to facts, consider impacts, tirelessly check details and vote according to principles of morality and freedom. 
I seek the liberty and prosperity of my constituents, our state and our country, not the approval or favors of party leaders. I will stand and fight for true conservative constitutional principles.
Why Am I Running?
I am very concerned that excessive government is taking away our constitutional liberties and our prosperity. As a U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, I took an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. I have never renounced that oath, so I still feel a solemn obligation to serve where I can best keep that oath. I have been blessed with particularly broad experience which I wish to share on behalf of my fellow citizens. I learned leadership at BYU and during 21 years as a transportation officer. I learned policy and administration in the Pentagon and in the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy. My public service experience has taught me how to get good things done in a political environment. I am passionate about parents and other taxpayers governing their public education system. Years of working in Utah and in various cultures of the world have prepared me to understand constituents and advance the principles that will benefit them.  For the last four years I have focused on understanding and improving the public education system in Davis County.