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Thomas Takamasa Yamakawa

Thomas Takamasa Yamakawa, Japanese accounting firm executive. Certified Public Accountants, New York, Washington, Japan.

Background

  • Yamakawa, Thomas Takamasa was born on January 23, 1930 in Morioka, Japan. Came to the United States 1950, naturalized, 1954. Son of Harumichi and Tsuka (Fujimura) Yamakawa.

  • Education

    • Student, Yokohama University College Commerce, Japan, 1948. Student, Monterey Peninsula College, California, 1950. Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1953.

      Postgraduate, New York University, 1963.

    Career

    • With Price Waterhouse & Company, since 1962, manager Tokyo, 1967-1972, partner, 1973-1981, New York City, since 1982. Member Service Sector Task Force, United States-Japan Business Advisory Council, Washington and New York City, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountants, New York, Washington, Japan.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1952-1954, Korea. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Japan Institute of Certified Public Accountants, International Accounting Standards Committee Japan, American Chamber of Commerce Japan (board governors 1980-1981) Clubs: 500 Club (Gotemba, Japan). University (New York City).

    Scarsdale Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Purita Villimar, September 6, 1966.
    • father: Harumichi Yamakawa
    • mother: Tsuka (Fujimura) Yamakawa
    • spouse: Purita Villimar
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    Born January 23, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1948
      Yokohama University College Commerce
    • 1950
      Monterey Peninsula College
    • 1953
      Brigham Young University
    • 1963
      New York University
    • 1982
      With Price Waterhouse & Company