JAPAN: Kato Dead

Admiral Baron Tomasaburo Kato, Premier of Japan, died from heart trouble at his residence in Tokyo.

Tomasaburo Kato was born at Hiroshima in 1861. He was not of noble birth, having been raised to a barony in 1920. In his extreme youth he lost his father and was brought up by an elder brother, who later became a soldier. Baron Kato's life was identified with the Navy from an early age; at the time of the Russo-Japanese War he was 43. He was known to be a competent officer in a wide sense of...

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