Kanichi Asakawa (Kanichi Asakawa)

Kanichi Asakawa

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)  Family links:  Spouse:  Miriam Dingwall Asakawa (1879 – 1913)* *Calculated relationship


  • December, 20, 1873
  • Japan


  • August, 08, 1948
  • USA


  • Grove Street Cemetery
  • Connecticut
  • USA

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