Park Cannon

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Park Cannon
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 58th district
Assumed office
February 22, 2016
Preceded bySimone Bell
Personal details
BornAlbany, Georgia
Political partyDemocratic

Park Cannon is an American politician from the state of Georgia. She is a member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 58th district, and a member of the Democratic Party.

Cannon was raised on a military base in Albany, Georgia. She enrolled at Chapman University, but encountered racism and chose to transfer to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated with a degree in linguistics, while minoring in women's and gender studies.[1]

Cannon is African American and self-identifies as queer.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b CNN, Kendall Trammell, Special to. "Queer millennial wants to shake up Georgia politics". Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Park Cannon Isn't Your Typical Politician". 24 March 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2017.

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