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Elisha Kent Kane (3 Feb. 1820-16 Feb. 1857)

Elisha K. Kane was born in Philadelphia, PA. His father was Judge John Kintzing Kane (1795-1858), who was a key figure in national Democratic politics in the early nineteenth century. His mother was Jane Duval (Leiper) Kane (1796-1866). Elisha enrolled … Continue reading

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