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    "title": "Charles F. Loomis",
    "body": "<div class=\"mw-parser-output\">\n <div id=\"databox-PeopleDisplay\">\n  <table class=\"infobox\" width=\"200px;\">\n   <tbody>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Name\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Charles F. Loomis\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Born\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      October 26 1887\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Died\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      October 6 1957\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Birth Location\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Minneapolis, Minnesota\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n   </tbody>\n  </table>\n </div>\n <div id=\"databox-People\" style=\"display:none;\">\n  <p>\n   FirstName:Charles F.;\nLastName:Loomis;\nDisplayName:Charles F. Loomis;\nBirthDate:1887-10-26;\nDeathDate:1957-10-06;\nBirthLocation:Minneapolis, Minnesota;\nGender:Male;\nEthnicity:White;\nGenerationIdentifier:;\nNationality:;\nExternalResourceLink:;\nPrimaryGeography:Honolulu;\nReligion:;\n  </p>\n </div>\n <p>\n  Chief morale officer during World War II Hawai'i who promoted the loyalty of Japanese Americans and founding partner of the Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR).\n  <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-1\">\n   <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-1\">\n    [1]\n   </a>\n  </sup>\n </p>\n <p>\n  Charles Loomis was born on October 26, 1887, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and graduated from the University of Missouri with a B.A. from the Teachers' College. Additionally, Loomis graduated from the St. Louis Training School, the first manual training school in the country and was a manual training expert and later football manager and coach at Missouri University.\n </p>\n <p>\n  From 1911 to 1916, Loomis was the boys' work director for the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in Hawai'i. From 1916–19, he was the secretary of the Kauai YMCA and served as the territorial secretary until 1925. In 1919, Loomis helped develop plantation social services, working with the\n  <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Hawaiian_Sugar_Planters%27_Association/\" title=\"Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association\">\n   Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association\n  </a>\n  and introduced sugar study in schools. This curriculum eventually became the public schools' vocational agricultural program. Additionally, Loomis helped to establish the IPR in 1925 and as its first secretary he traveled to Kyoto, Shanghai, Yosemite, Virginia Beach, Hot Springs, and Mount Tremblant in the course of organized meetings. During the mid-thirties, he was acting secretary-general of the International Secretariat.\n </p>\n <p>\n  Prior to World War II, Loomis was associated with the army through National Guard duties promoting literacy programs and educational work in the Army-Navy YMCA. After the outbreak of war, he became the chief morale officer for the military government working with individuals such as\n  <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Hung_Wai_Ching/\" title=\"Hung Wai Ching\">\n   Hung Wai Ching\n  </a>\n  and\n  <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Shigeo_Yoshida/\" title=\"Shigeo Yoshida\">\n   Shigeo Yoshida\n  </a>\n  to promote interethnic unity among the different groups in Hawai'i including the Japanese. During the war, Loomis often spoke on behalf of the Japanese in the Islands and their loyalty to America. Loomis passed away at Queen's Hospital on October 6, 1957, after an extended illness. He was survived by his wife Edith Woodward Warren Loomis, to whom he was married in September 1952 and three children by a former marriage.\n </p>\n <div id=\"authorByline\">\n  <b>\n   Authored by\n   <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Kelli_Y._Nakamura/\" title=\"Kelli Y. Nakamura\">\n    Kelli Y. Nakamura\n   </a>\n   , University of Hawai'i\n  </b>\n </div>\n <div id=\"citationAuthor\" style=\"display:none;\">\n  Nakamura, Kelli\n </div>\n <div class=\"section\" id=\"For_More_Information\">\n  <h2>\n   <span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"For_More_Information\">\n    For More Information\n   </span>\n  </h2>\n  <div class=\"section_content\">\n   <p>\n    \"Charles F. Loomis Dies; Helped to Found IPR.\"\n    <i>\n     Honolulu Advertiser\n    </i>\n    , October 7 1957, A-5.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Finding aid for the Institute of Pacific Relations records at Columbia University Libraries,\n    <a class=\"external free offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n\n    </a>\n    .\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Finding aid for the Institute of Pacific Relations manuscript collections, University of Hawai'i and Mānoa Library,\n    <a class=\"external free offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n\n    </a>\n    .\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    <i>\n     The First Battle: The Battle for Equality in War-Time Hawaii\n    </i>\n    . Documentary film written, produced and directed by Tom Coffman, 2006. 56 minutes.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    \"Loomis, Charles F.\" University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Hamilton Library, Microfiche Biographical D98050.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    \"Rites Tomorrow for C.F. Loomis.\"\n    <i>\n     Honolulu Star-Bulletin\n    </i>\n    , October 7, 1957, 13.\n   </p>\n   <div class=\"mw-references-wrap\">\n    <ol class=\"references\">\n     <li id=\"cite_note-1\">\n      <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n       <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-1\">\n        ↑\n       </a>\n      </span>\n      <span class=\"reference-text\">\n       Research for this article was supported by a grant from the\n       <a class=\"external text offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n        Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities\n       </a>\n       .\n      </span>\n     </li>\n    </ol>\n   </div>\n   <!-- \nNewPP limit report\nCached time: 20240514043203\nCache expiry: 86400\nDynamic content: false\nComplications: []\nCPU time usage: 0.011 seconds\nReal time usage: 0.015 seconds\nPreprocessor visited node count: 130/1000000\nPost‐expand include size: 1842/2097152 bytes\nTemplate argument size: 316/2097152 bytes\nHighest expansion depth: 6/40\nExpensive parser function count: 0/100\nUnstrip recursion depth: 0/20\nUnstrip post‐expand size: 83/5000000 bytes\nExtLoops count: 0\n-->\n   <!--\nTransclusion expansion time report (%,ms,calls,template)\n100.00%    9.567      1 -total\n 24.43%    2.337      1 Template:Databox-People\n 15.27%    1.461      1 Template:AuthorByline\n 15.23%    1.457      1 Template:Published\n 14.34%    1.372      1 Template:GoodNonJA\n-->\n   <!-- Saved in parser cache with key encycmw:pcache:idhash:1603-0!canonical and timestamp 20240514043203 and revision id 36281\n -->\n  </div>\n </div>\n</div>\n<div class=\"toplink\">\n <a href=\"#top\">\n  <i class=\"icon-chevron-up\">\n  </i>\n  Top\n </a>\n</div>",
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