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Howard Isamu Nishimura

Howard Isamu Nishimura, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant California.

Background

  • Nishimura, Howard Isamu was born on August 31, 1936 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Toshimi and Marumi (Hamada) Nishimura.

  • Education

    • Student, Los Angeles City College, 1955—1957. Bachelor of Science, University California, Los Angeles, 1961.

    Career

    • Manager Kenneth Leventhal & Company Certified Public Accountants, Los Angeles, 1961—1967. Partner Furuta & Nishimura Certified Public Accountants, 1967—1976. President Nishimura, Kojima & Sy, 1978—1979.

      Commissioner City of Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency, 1978—1984, treasurer, 1979—1981, chairman, 1982—1984. Member, community unit participation housing and urban development Los Angeles, 1976—1982. Director Skid Row Development Corporation, since 1979, Single Room Occupancy Housing Inc., 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant California.

    Membership

    President Southern California Nisei Golf, 1974—1978. Chairman Little Tokyo Community Development Advisory Committee, 1975—1978. Member Nisei Week Festival Committee, since 1977, chairman, 1980.

    Member of Japan-American Society Southern California, Los Angeles Nagoya Sister City Affiliation (board directors since 1981, chairman 1982), California Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    Connections

    • Married Hideko Omura, August 11, 1963. Children: Derek Isamu, Julia Miyuki.
    • father: Toshimi Nishimura
    • mother: Marumi (Hamada) Nishimura
    • spouse: Hideko Omura
    • children: Derek Isamu Nishimura
    • Julia Miyuki Nishimura
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    Born August 31, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1961
      University California
    • 1961 - 1967
      Manager, Kenneth Leventhal & Company Certified Public Accountants
    • 1967 - 1976
      partner, Furuta & Nishimura Certified Public Accountants
    • 1976 - 1982
      member
    • 1978 - 1979
      president, Nishimura
    • 1979
      director, Skid Row Development Corporation
    • 1984
      director, Skid Row Development Corporation
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