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Dixon Yoshio Miyauchi ’40

A picture of Dixon Miyauchi

Dixon Yoshio Miyauchi ’40, June 14, 2009, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dixon came to Reed from Seattle and received a BA in history. He served as an interpreter during World War II, and was in Japan with the army and air force in 1947–52. He earned a PhD from Harvard in East Asian studies, and retired as professor emeritus of Asian history from SUNY-Plattsburgh in 1983. Dixon had two sons and a daughter. He kept close connections to Reed throughout his life, and established the Dixon Y. Miyauchi Scholarship.

Appeared in Reed magazine: June 2010

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