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 Kanichi Asakawa

Kanichi Asakawa

Birth
Fukushima, Japan
Death 11 Aug 1948 (aged 74)
Wardsboro, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot 50 Cedar Ave.
Memorial ID 7190605 · View Source
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Historian. He became a graduate of Dartmouth and the Yale Graduate School. As a member of the Yale faculty, he became the first Japanese professor at a major university in the United States. He dedicated himself to serving as a bridge between the United States and Japan to promote amicable relations. Some of his remains are also interred at Konjiki cemetery at his hometown of Nihonmatsu, Fukushima, Japan.

Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett


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  • Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
  • Added: 17 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7190605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kanichi Asakawa (20 Dec 1873–11 Aug 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7190605, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .