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accounting firm executive

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.

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