Nicholas Thomas KANE, Congress, NY (1846-1887)


KANE, Nicholas Thomas, a Representative from New York; born in County Waterford, Ireland, September 12, 1846; immigrated to the United States when a boy and settled near Albany, N.Y.; attended the common schools; enlisted in the Union Army in 1863 and served until 1865; engaged in mercantile pursuits; represented Watervliet on the Albany County Board of Supervisors 1883-1885; elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth Congress and served from March 4, 1887, until his death in Albany, N.Y., September 14, 1887, before the assembling of the Congress; interment in St. Agnes Cemetery, Colonie, Albany County, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present