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Henry Smith Kane JD ’61

February 10, 2017

Henry Smith Kane died January 11, 2017. He was 90 years old.

Born in New York City, Henry served in the Army during World War II before earning a BS from the University of Oregon. He switched to law after working as a reporter for The Dalles Chronicle and the Oregon Journal. Henry then served as an Oregon assistant attorney general before going into private practice.

Henry was married for 47 years to Dorothy Jeanne Kane, who died in 1997. Two of their sons, Mark and James, also preceded Henry in death.

Henry is survived by his son John, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

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