Edward Franklin Buchner

Edward Franklin Buchner (1868–1929) was an American academic and scholar in education studies.

Edward Franklin Buchner
BornSeptember 3, 1868
DiedAugust 22, 1929
Alma materLeander Clark College
Yale University
Spouse(s)Hannah Louise Cable
Children2 daughters, 2 sons

Early lifeEdit

Edward Franklin Buchner was born on September 3, 1868 in Paxton, Illinois.[1] He attended Leander Clark College and graduated from Yale University, where he received a PhD in 1893.[1]


Buchner was Professor of Education at the University of Alabama from 1903 to 1908.[1] He became Professor of Education at Johns Hopkins University in 1908.[1] He wrote research in education studies.[2] In 1925, he helped create the master of education and doctor of education degrees at Johns Hopkins.[1]

He wrote A Study of Kant's Psychology in 1893 and translated Immanuel Kant's 1803 Lecture-Notes on Pedagogy and published them in 1908.[3]

Buchner served as the fourth president of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology in 1911.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Buchner married Hannah Louise Cable in 1898.[1] They had two sons, Edward F. Buchner, Jr. and Mallory Buchner, and two daughters, Elizabeth Sanford Buchner and Margaret Louise Buchner.[1]


He died of heart disease on August 22, 1929 in Munich, Germany.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "The Johns Hopkins University: The Milton S. Eisenhower Library: Special Collections: Buchner (Edward Franklin) 1868-1929 Papers 1890-1913". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-08-14.
  2. ^ "Reviewed Works: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY STUDIES IN EDUCATION by Edward F. Buchner; NO. 1". The Journal of Education. 87 (3): 78. 17 January 1918. JSTOR 42826740.
  3. ^ Kant's Lecture-Notes on Pedagogy Haithi Trust
  4. ^ "Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology: PAST OFFICERS". Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology. Archived from the original on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2015.