Retired judge and McClain graduate to be guest at Black History program
James F. Cannon will be the guest of honor at the Black History Month program at the Highland County District Library in February. Mr. Cannon, a 1949 graduate of McClain High School, went on to serve in the U. S. Air Force for 20 years. After retiring from the Air Force, he studied at Wright State University, receiving both a bachelor's and a master's degree.
Having earned a law degree from the University of Dayton, Mr. Cannon was appointed to a judicial seat in Dayton Municipal Court and was re-elected twice to that position.
After retiring in 2006, Mr. Cannon and his wife Anita have traveled to England, Germany and Czechoslovakia, as well as visiting the Western Caribbean on a cruise. He still makes time to serve as a Visiting Judge about 60 days a year.
The Black History Month program is Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Highland County District Library in Hillsboro. The program will begin at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will follow. Everyone is invited to attend.[[In-content Ad]]