Cottonwood County MN Biographies--William Kane
"Little Sketches of Big Folks, 1907"

KANE William, Mankato. Res 307 S Front, office 113 E Walnut. Manager Northwestern Thresher Co. Born Nov 26, 1837 in Ireland, son of John and Agnes (Sherrard) Kane. Married twice: Jan 1862 to Jane Norris; 1890 to Delia Norris. Received his education in Ireland. Located in New York 1852 and in Dane county 1855-65; Goodhue county Minn 1865-72. Moved to Cottonwood county Minn and became connected with N W Thresher Co from 1885 to 1904 in Heron Lake; mngr of same in Mankato 1904 to date. Member A 0 U W.