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Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858



  • Existence: 1795-1858

biographical statement


Dict. of American Biog. Vol. X, 1928: p. 257 (Born to Elisha and Alida Kane, graduated from Yale, achieved the bar in 1817, appointed by President Jackson to be commissioner at the 1831 convention, appointed Attorney General and then District Court judge) p. 258 (married Jane Duval Leiper, and had seven children, including Elisha Kent Kane, and Thomas L. Kane., died in Philadelphia Feb. 21, 1858), Jan. 29, 2013: (Parents are Elisha Kane (1770 - 1834) and Alida Van Rensselaer (1772 - 1799))

His Address on the patent laws, 1849: t.p. (Hon. John K. Kane)

LC in OCLC, 1-24-92 (hdg.: Kane, John Kintzing, 1795-1858; usage: John K. Kane)

Circuit Court of the United States. Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1851: t.p. (Judge Kane)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John K. Kane letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2474
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated February 1, 1846 and addressed to "dear Sir." Kane writes that he has recently been visited by a "Mr. Benson and Mr. Little" of the Mormon Church. They asked Kane's opinion of a case relating to a Joseph Sidwell. Kane comments on the Mormon plans to emigrate to the West U.S. "I am thoroughly convinced of the general integrity and right mindedness of this persecuted sect."
Dates: 1846 February 1