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William "Killer Kane" Kane
Birth: Jun. 4, 1911
San Rafael
Marin County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1957
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA

World War II United States Navy Aviator. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in 1933, was commissioned an Ensign, and became a Naval pilot. At the start of World War II, he was a Lieutenant Commander stationed at Navy Air Command at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor Hawaii. Nicked named "Killer Kane", he went on to command a fighter squadron from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, in the Pacific Theater of Operations. For his war service, he was designated an "Ace" after shooting down a number of Japanese airplanes, receiving the Navy Cross, two Distinguished Flying Crosses and promoted Captain in January, 1944. After war, he served in the Military Navy Training Section and was commanding officer of the USS Saipan. He was killed in a jet plane crash at age 45. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Madeline Kane (1912 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 958-B
 
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Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
Record added: Nov 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6914331
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