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Chōbyō Yara

Chōbyō Yara
屋良 朝苗
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1st Governor of Okinawa Prefecture
In office
15 May 1972 – 14 June 1976
Succeeded by Koichi Taira
Chief Executive of the Ryukyu Islands
In office
15 November 1968 – 14 May 1972
Preceded by Seiho Matsuoka
Personal details
Born December 13, 1902
Yomitan, Okinawa, Ryukyu Kingdom
Died February 14, 1997(1997-02-14) (aged 94)
Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Political party Independent
Alma mater Hiroshima University

Chobyo Yara (屋良 朝苗, Yara Chōbyō, December 13, 1902 – February 14, 1997) was a Japanese politician. He served as the Chairman of the government of Okinawa (1968–1972) and Governor of Okinawa Prefecture (1972–1976). He graduated from Hiroshima University.

Preceded by
himself as Chairman of the Government of Okinawa
Governor of Okinawa
Succeeded by
Koichi Taira