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Naval officer , explorer , surgeon

Elisha Kent Kane, American naval officer, surgeon, explorer.

Background

Kane, Elisha Kent was born on February 3, 1820 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Kintzing and Jane (Leiper) Kane.

Education

Graduate Med.

Career

Assistant surgeon United States Navy in ship Brandywine, 1843.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The United States Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin in the Years 1853, 1854, 1855, published 1856.

Connections

father:
John Kintzing Kane

mother:
Jane (Leiper) Kane