Japanese visitor searches for information on his Alaska-pioneer great grandfather

A Japanese group is visiting the state looking for information and possible descendants of  Alaska pioneer Jujiro Wada.  The Japanese immigrant travelled to Fairbanks as a cook with city founder E.T. Barnett at the turn of the century.  Speaking through tour guide Hitomi Windham of Anchorage, 82-year-old Toshio Wada says he’s come to Alaska to find out more about his great grandfather.

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

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