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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

John K. and Jane Duval Leiper Kane papers, 1835-1860, 1925

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating to the life and activities of John K. Kane and his wife, Jane Duval Leiper Kane. Among these are a book of letters written by them addressed to Elizabeth Kane, a pocketbook belonging to him, and a set of newspaper clippings found within the book of letters. The letters contain personal advice and correspondence. The pocketbook contains notes relating to a dispute he was adjudicating as part of his service as Judge of the U.S. District Court at Philadelphia. The...
Dates: Other: 1835-1860; Other: 1925

John K. Kane biographical materials, 1849-1857

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains an autobiography, portrait, and will by Kane, providing a biographical summary of his life and activities. Materials date from between 1849 and 1857.
Dates: 1849-1857

Kane family photographs, approximately 1840-1900

Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 11 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains photographs found in the second volume of the Kane family photograph album which were not mounted. The photographs primarily depict people and portraits of people known to the Kane family. These include Thomas L. Kane's father, John K. Kane, and many unnamed people who are presumably Kane or Wood family members. A single photograph depicts a living room. Materials are largely undated and unlabeled, but presumably date from the mid 19th century to early 20th century.
Dates: approximately 1840-1900