Kirchner, Otto was born on July 13, 1846 in in Germany. Son of Rudolph and Ottilie Kirchner.
Came to the United States, 1854. Educated mainly by his father. (honorary Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1894.
Doctor of Laws, 1919).
2d, Julia Edmunds, d. late Elijah Wood Meddaugh, January 4, 1887. In practice at Detroit, since 1867. Attorney general of Michigan, 1877-1881.
Professor of law. 1885-1886 and 1893-1906, lecturer on legal ethics, 1906-1908, University of Michigan. One of organizers (1914) and president Detroit Symphony Society. One of organizers, 1916, and president Detroit Bureau Governmental Research.
President Association of Bureaus of Municipal and Governmental Research, since 1917. Home: Detroit, Mich.
Married Isabel Graham Beane, February 17, 1869 (died 1884).