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Kichisaburo Nomura
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1877
Wakayama
Wakayama, Japan
Death: May 8, 1964
Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Japanese Admiral, Diplomat. Nomura graduated 2nd out of a class of 57 cadets from the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy in 1898. He served on several naval vessels during the Russo-Japanese War. During his early naval career, Nomura served as a naval attache to Austria, Germany, and the United States. He also served as a part of the Japanese delegation at both the Versailles Peace Conference and the Washington Naval Conference of 1921-1922. On March 1, 1933, Nomura was promoted to admiral and from 1933-1937, he served as Naval Councilor on the Supreme War Council. He retired from the Navy in 1937. Nomura served as Foreign Minister from 1939-1940 in the cabinet of Prime Minister Nobuyuki Abe. He was appointed Japan's ambassador to the United States on November 27, 1940. Nomura, along with special envoy Saburo Kurusu, was negotiating with Secretary of State Cordell Hull to prevent war between the United States and Japan when Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese aircraft on December 7, 1941. After war was declared, he returned to Japan and continued to serve as a government advisor throughout World War II. After the war, Nomura served in various business and government posts. 
 
Burial:
Gokoku-ji Temple Cemetery
Bunkyo Ward
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
 
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48004660
Kichisaburo Nomura
Added by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
 
Kichisaburo Nomura
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