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Daizaburo Awoki

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Daizaburo Awoki (1859-1924)

1926 Obituary [1]

DAIZABURO AWOKI, a member of the fifth class of the Imperial Japanese Order of the Sacred Treasure, died suddenly on the 13th September, 1924, at Tokio.

He was born in 1859 in Chiba Province, and graduated in 1884 after taking the electrical engineering course of the Imperial Japanese College of Engineering. He at once obtained an appointment as an engineer in the Japanese Telegraph and Telephone Department, and subsequently served as postmaster at Kagoshima, Kobe, Kyoto and Yokohama.

He retired in 1905 and later became a director of various companies.

He was elected a Foreign Member of the Institution in 1888 and a Member in 1911.

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