Sasamori Gisuke

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  • Japanese: 笹森儀助 (Sasamori Gisuke)

Sasamori Gisuke was a Meiji period governor of Amami Ôshima.

During his time overseeing Amami Ôshima, he led efforts to get monuments or historical markers erected on the island in honor of Saigô Takamori and Katsu Kaishû. In addition to those, a monument in his honor has since been erected on the island as well.[1]


  1. "Sego-don Yukari Map," plaque in Tatsugô, Amami.[1]
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