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Kane, Elias Kent, 1794-1835



  • Existence: 1794 - 1835

biographical statement

His Speech of Mr. Kane, of Illinois, on the motion of Mr. Poindexter, 1834.

Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, 1989 (Kane, Elias Kent; senator from Ill.; grad. Yale 1813; studied law and admitted to bar; commenced practice in Nashville, Tenn.; 1814 moved to Kaskaskia, Ill.; appointed judge of Territory of Ill.; delegate to first state Constitutional Convention in 1818; first Ill. secretary of state; b. 6/7/1794; d. 12/12/1835)

Appleton's cyclopedia of Amer. biog., 1888 (Kane, Elias Kent; b. 6/7/1796; d. 12/11/1835)

Dexter, F.B. Biog. sketches of the grads. of Yale Coll., v. 6 (Kane, Elias Kent; grad. 1813; b. 6/7/1796; d. 12/12/1835)

Who was who in America. Historical volume, 1967 (Kane, Elias Kent; b. 6/7/1794; d. 12/12/1835)

Transactions of the Illinois State Historical Society, 1909: p. 162, etc. (Elias Kent Kane; senator; his exact birth date in dispute by various sources but family correspondence, including a letter from the senator's father, supports 1794 birth date), via WWW, June 20, 2013 (Elias Kent Kane; b. June 7, 1794 in New York, N.Y.; parents: Elias Kane and Maria Leavenworth; m. Felicite Penelope Peltier (1789-1851), eight children; d. Dec. 12, 1835 in Washington, D.C.)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ancestors and descendants of Thomas L. Kane and Elizabeth W. Kane collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231041911]
Identifier: MSS 2212
Scope and Contents

This collection is a progressional compilation of genealogical information on Thomas L. Kane, his wife Elizabeth Dennistoun Wood Kane, and their ancestors and descendants.

Dates: 1999