Awarded Members

The Japan America Society of Chicago would like to congratulate the below Society members who have received the prestigious The Order of the Sacred Treasure and The Order of the Rising Sun awards from the Japanese Government:

Thomas Masuda 1981 Fall
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette

Tom Masuda

Takeo Sugano 1987 Fall
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays

Takeo Sugano

Ralph Fujimoto  1993 Fall
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette

Ralph Fujimoto

Hon. Adlai Stevenson  1994 Fall
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Star

Hon. Adlai Stevenson

Richard P. Soter  1997 Fall
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Richard P. Soter

Masaru Funai  2001 Spring
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette

Masaru Funai

Jack Beem  2002 Spring
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette

Jack Beem

Clyde O. Bowles, Jr.  2003 Fall
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Clyde O. Bowles, Jr.

Akiko Sugano  2005 Fall
The Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays

Akiko Sugano

Clyde Dickey  2010 Spring
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

Clyde Dickey

Shunichiro Kishioka  2010 Fall
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays

Shunichiro Kishioka

Governor James R. Thompson  2014 Spring
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star

Governor James R. Thompson

Edward A. Grant  2015 Fall
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

Edward A. Grant

Leo Melamed 2017 Fall
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star

Leo Melamed

Dr. Phyllis I. Lyons 2018 Spring
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

Dr. Phyllis I. Lyons

Hon. Michael H. Moskow 2019 Spring
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star

Hon. Michael H. Moskow

James A. McClung 2019 Spring
The Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays

James A. McClung

90th Anniversary Sponsors

Platinum

Jean & Jim McClung

Gold

ANA
Barnes & Thornburg

Joyce Chelberg

ITO EN

Terri & Ed Grant

Jane & David Johnson

Suzanne & Michael Moskow

Ann & Stephen Potter

Silver

Astellas
EY
Kirkland Ellis
Mayer Brown

91st Annual Program Sponsors

Molex
Grant Thorton

Joyce Chelberg

Edward A. Grant

Bradley Hamm

David D. Johnson

Kirkland Ellis
ITA

Jean & Jim McClung

Mitsubishi
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