The Longest Serving City Commissioner of San Francisco Has Died

He was a Japanese American

Photo by Yang Liu on Unsplash

He was considered as the “voice” of the Cherry Blossom Festival

An American of Japanese heritage by the name of George Yamasaki Jr. was the longest-serving city commissioner of San Francisco. Yamasaki was born and raised in Hawaii but lived in San Francisco since 1959. He was 86 at his…

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