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George Henry Kirchner

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George Henry Kirchner, American banker.

Background

Kirchner, George Henry was born on January 1, 1866 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Sebastian and Mary Ann (Luttenbacher) Kirchner.

Education

Educated St. Joseph’s Parochial School, Detroit.

Career

Began business career as office boy, attorney’s office, 1880. Messenger for private bank, 1881-1885. Bookkeeper for contractor, 1885-1889.

Teller City Savings Bank, Detroit, 1889-1894. Assistant cashier German American Bank (name changed to First State Bank, 1917), 1894-1901, cashier, 1901-1912, president, 1912-1927. Chairman of the Board Griswold-First State Bank, 1927-1928.

Retired January 1, 1929. Appointed conservator Union Guardian Trust Company, Detroit, 1933, president, since 1934.

Connections

Married Fina Valentin, of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, June 23, 1892. Children: Ralph T., Angus M., George H., Virginia (Mistress William F. McDonnell), Constance (Mistress Frank J. Murphy).

father:
Sebastian Kirchner

mother:
Mary Ann (Luttenbacher) Kirchner

spouse:
Fina Valentin

children:
Ralph T. Kirchner

Angus M. Kirchner

George H. Kirchner

Virginia Kirchner (Mistress William F. McDonnell)

Constance Kirchner (Mistress Frank J. Murphy)