Hideto Futatsugui

(b.1911) Issei educator 

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Hideto Futatsugui was born in Nagano in July 1911. He came to Brazil aboard the “Montevideo-maru” in 1932, and enrolled at a school in Sorocabana in 1936. He was employed as a teacher at Taisho School from 1937 to 1942, and continued to teach even after the school was shut down. In 1946, along with the Rikkōkai, he established the São Paulo Student Association. In 1953 he contributed to the establishment of the Harmony Student Dormitories, and since then has worked there for 27 years. His efforts were recognized by the Japanese government, receiving the 5th Class Zuihōshō (Order of the Sacred Treasure), and in Brazil, where he has been designated as an honorary citizen of São Bernardo do Campo. (1998)

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