Otasaboro Noda

1866, Saga Prefecture – April 23, 1915 – immigrated to the United States (San Francisco, California) in 1885. He moved to Monterey in 1895. Discovering the abundance of salmon and abalone in the bay he partnered with Harry Maples and built the first cannery on Cannery Row in 1902. They sold the cannery to the Pacific Fish Company in 1907.