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Elisha Kent Kane Biography
Elisha Kent Kane (February 3, 1820 - February 16, 1857) was a U.S. scientist and explorer. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kane became a surgeon for the United States Navy in 1842.

He sailed in the first Grinnell expedition which hunted for the lost Franklin party.

He died in Havana, Cuba.
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