Kawaji Toshiyoshi

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Kawaji Toshiyoshi
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Kawaji".

Kawaji Toshiyoshi (川路 利良?, Satsuma Province, c. 1829[1] – 1879[2]) was a Japanese politician during the Meiji period.

In Tokyo Kawaji planned to establish a police system similar to the gens d'armes in France.[1] He traveled to Europe to investigate its police system to help improve the Japanese system.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Lanman, Charles. Leading Men of Japan: With an Historical Summary of the Empire [sic]. The University of California. Published by D. Lothrop and Company, 1883. 110. Digitized November 21, 2007. Retrieved on July 19, 2009.
  2. ^ Lanman, Charles. Leading Men of Japan: With an Historical Summary of the Empire [sic]. The University of California. Published by D. Lothrop and Company, 1883. 111. Digitized November 21, 2007. Retrieved on July 19, 2009.
  3. ^ Lanman, Charles. Leading Men of Japan: With an Historical Summary of the Empire [sic]. The University of California. Published by D. Lothrop and Company, 1883. 110-111. Digitized November 21, 2007. Retrieved on July 19, 2009.