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Yoichi Okamoto, Johnson Photographer, Dies

April 25, 1985

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Yoichi Okamoto, who was White House photographer for President Johnson, died early Wednesday at his home in suburban Bethesda, Md. He was 69.

Okamoto was a photographer with the U.S. Information Agency before joining the Johnson administration. Since then he had operated Image, Inc., a Washington photography concern.

Survivors include his widow, Paula; daughter, Karin, of Washington, and a son, Philip, of Greenville, S.C.

Philip Okamoto said his father had willed his body to medical science. Memorial services were expected to be private.

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