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Born in New Garden in Guilford County, Joseph \"Uncle Joe\" Cannon spent 46 years in the United States House of Representatives. Cannon served eight years as Speaker of the House, and is noted for his iron-fisted reign.
This article looks at the links between North Carolina and Illinois with particular attention to notable citizens of Illinois who originally came from North Carolina including Henry Atkinson, Alfred W. Arrington, as well as Joseph Gurney Cannon and his family.