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Kanichi Asakawa (December 20, 1873 - August 10, 1948) was a 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, and others are interred at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut.
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