Ihei Yamauchi is pictured at the front right in this 1908 photo of the WSU Civil Engineering Society.
Excerpted from an article by Hayao Nakahara in the 2010 issue of Insight magazine, Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment
WSU’s first student of color was born in Japan. Although he returned there after his American education, he and his descendants maintained strong ties to the United States.
Ihei Yamauchi was born in 1880 in the county of Haga of Tokushima Prefecture, one … » More …