Ohama Nobumoto

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Bust of Ôhama at Okinawa Expo Park

Ôhama Nobumoto was a commercial legal scholar.

After graduating from Waseda University in 1918, he began teaching as a professor there in 1927, after a time as head of the law school, served as university president from 1954-1966. He was also active as pro baseball commissioner.

As head of the Nanpô dôhô engokai, he contributed to pushing for the end of the Allied Occupation of Okinawa, and reversion of Okinawa to Japanese sovereignty.