District 6

District 6 Council Member
Johnny Cannon is chairman of the Public Works Committee and has earned the designation of Advanced Certified Municipal Official. He is currently serving his fourth term on the Gadsden City Council. He retired from the City of Gadsden after 25 years of service.


  • Dwight Elementary
  • General Forrest Middle
  • Emma Sansom High School

Biographical Information

  • Wife: Lana
  • Children: John Matthew and Whitney Amanda
  • Grandchildren: Violet and Blue Cannon; Kaylee and Derek Dunn


  • Walnut Park Baptist Church

Past Affiliations 

  • Alabama City Historical Society
  • Alabama City Lions Club
  • Lions Club Baseball Coach
  • Rebel Chicks Girls Softball Coach
  • Walnut Park Youth Basketball Coach

Councilman Cannon