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  • ID: I264847
  • Name: Elias Kent KANE
  • RELA: 10th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 JUN 1794 in New York, NY
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Illinois BET 4 MAR 1825 AND 12 DEC 1835
  • Death: 12 DEC 1835 in Washington, D.C.
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Senator Elias Kent Kane
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    KANE, Elias Kent, a Senator from Illinois; born in New York City on June 7, 1794; attended the public schools; graduated from Yale College in 1813; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Nashville, Tenn.; moved to Kaskaskia, Ill., in 1814; appointed judge of the Territory of Illinois; delegate to the first State constitutional convention in 1818; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1820 to the Seventeenth Congress; first secretary of State of Illinois 1820- 1824; member, State house of representatives 1824; elected to the United States Senate in 1824; reelected in 1831 and served from March 4, 1825, until his death in Washington, D.C., December 12, 1835; chairman, Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses (Nineteenth through Twenty-first Congresses), Committee on Private Land Claims (Twenty-first through Twenty- third Congresses), Committee on Public Lands (Twenty-second Congress); interment in the family cemetery on the old Kane farm, near Fort Gage, Ill.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Elias KANE b: 14 APR 1772/73
    Mother: Deborah YANS b: ABT 1776

    Marriage 1 Felicite Penelope PELTIER b: ABT 1790 in Illinois
    • Married: 1816
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth Kintzing KANE b: ABT 1807
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