Yoshiko Inose

(b.1908) Daugther of the first publisher of the Rafu Shimpo

Memories of the Japanese Hospital (English/Japanese) The Closing of the Japanese Hospital (English / Japanese) The Secret to Youth (Japanese) The Father who started the Rafu Shimpo (Japanese)

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Mrs. Yoshiko Inose (nee Shibuya) was born in Los Angeles, California in 1908. Her father, Seijiro Shibuya, was the first publisher of The Rafu Shimpo. In the early 1930s, Yoshiko married Seijiro Inose, the adopted son of Inosuke Inose. Yoshiko’s father-in-law Inosuke was the president of the first Japanese Hospital, near Little Tokyo called Nanka Nihon Byoin or Southern California Japanese Hospital, located on Amelia and Turner Streets. (April 11, 2010)

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