In 1884 he came to Canada to attend school and learn English. He entered the U.S. through Spokane, and got a job in Seattle as a cook for many years. He went to California to further his training and worked in restaurants in San Francisco and Oakland. He had opened his own restaurants in Medford Oregon.
'Shimodo Shinshyo-Mura. Asa-Gun Yamaguch'
'Cook, Restaurant owner', ,