Illinois expat takes lead in Osaka neighborhood

National Jan 26, 2016

Illinois expat takes lead in Osaka neighborhood

by Hiroyuki Shimizu

An American three-decade veteran of Japan has spent the past seven years heading a residents' association in a small community in Osaka Prefecture. Samuel Edward Teckenbrock, 58, was chosen to head the association in Koyodai, in the city of Hirakata in February 2009. He said he ...