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Yoichi Robert Okamoto

male / American
Qualifications
photographer
'White House' fotograaf van 1964-1968
Nationality/school
American
Born
New York City 1915-07-03
Deceased
Bethesda (Maryland) 1985-04-24
Biographical information
Period of activity
1938 - 1985
Education
Colgate University, USA ; 1938
born in
Subjects
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photojournalism
Member of
Comment
"Bedeutender Chronist des Wiener Kunstlebens in den frühen 50er Jahren".
Okamoto was the first official White House photographer. He was
appointed by President Lyndon Johnson to create a complete record of the
Johnson Administration. His death in 1985. After serving LBJ, he operated
Image, Inc., a Washington, DC, photography concern.
Creation date: 1996-09-30; Last modified date: 2017-03-30

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