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Egawa Tarozaemon

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  • Japanese: 江川 太郎左衛門 (Egawa Tarouzaemon)

Egawa Tarôzaemon was a Tokugawa shogunate official who served as Nirayama daikan, overseeing Izu province and some of the surrounding areas, c. 1849. He played a prominent role in coastal defense and in interactions with Western ships and their crews around that time.

In 1854, he was named teppôkata (gunnery official).

References

  • Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937).
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