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

Masuda 2

 

Takeo Sugano 1987 Fall

The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays

TSugano

 

Ralph Fujimoto  1993 Fall

The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette

Fujimoto

 

Hon. Adlai Stevenson  1994 Fall

The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Star

Stevenson

 

Richard P. Soter  1997 Fall

The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Soter

 

Masaru Funai  2001 Spring

The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette

Funai

 

Jack Beem  2002 Spring

The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette

Beem

 

Clyde O. Bowles, Jr.  2003 Fall

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Bowles

 

Akiko Sugano  2005 Fall

The Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays

Sugano

 

Clyde Dickey  2010 Spring

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

Dickey

 

Shunichiro Kishioka  2010 Fall

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays

Kishioka

 

Governor James R. Thompson  2014 Spring

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star

Governor Thompson Medal (2)

Edward A. Grant  2015 Fall 

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

Grant

Leo Melamed 2017 Fall 

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Phyllis I. Lyons 2018 Spring

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette