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date: 24 January 2020

Kane, Elisha Kentlocked

(03 February 1820–16 February 1857)
  • Ted Heckathorn

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Kane, Elisha Kent (03 February 1820–16 February 1857), physician and Arctic explorer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Kintzing Kane, a federal judge, and Jane Duval Leiper. The Kane family was prominent in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., through Judge Kane’s association with President ...

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