Older Portrait of Agero Nosei


Older Portrait of Agero Nosei


Portrait of Professor Agero Nosei in his later years. He came to study at Tualatin Academy (1870-1874) and Pacific University (Class of 1876, B.S.) after fleeing Japan in the wake of the Boshin War of 1868-1869. Eventually he returned to Japan and became an educator. He rose to high rank, gaining the Imperial appointment of Secretary of the Department of Education and becoming superintendent of Tokyo City Schools from 1883-1895. He died of an unknown illness December 18, 1895. A monument to him sits in Zenkoji Park in Nogano, Japan.
[front] [Japanese text]; [back] Prof Nose [sic]

Date Created

circa 1890s





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