Friday, March 25, 1921: Raita Fujiyama

On Friday, March 25, 1921, the Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun reported that Raita Fujiyama had started making Imari ware as a hobby. Fujiyama was born in Saga domain and was a businessman directly descended from Yukichi Fukuzawa. He was appointed to Mitsui Bank by Hikojiro Nakagami. Later, he became independent and managed Fujiyama Conglomerate, including Dainippon Sugar Co. At the time, he was the third president of the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce, following Eiichi Shibusawa and Takeyoshi Nakano.

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