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Viscount Hamao Arata (濱尾 新?, May 12, 1849 - September 25, 1925) was a Japanese politician and educator of the Meiji period, originally hailing from Toyooka, Hyōgo. He was active in the Monbu-shō (present Monka-shō) and as the president of institutions such as Tokyo Imperial University. Hamao was also, very briefly, Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Japan. He was ennobled as a baron on 23 September 1907 and advanced to viscount on 25 November 1921.
- Shirō Hamao (1896–1935) - A novelist and lawyer. Born Shirō Katō, he later became an adopted son of Arata, and succeeded to the viscountcy.
- Minoru Hamao (1925–2006) - The second son of Shirō, and an instructor and the Chamberlain of then-Crown Prince Akihito (now the 125th Emperor of Japan).
- Stephen Fumio Hamao (1930–2007) - The third son of Shirō, and a Catholic cardinal.
- 日本人名大辞典+プラス:浜尾四郎 (Unabridged Dictionary of Japanese People Plus: Shirō Hamao) (in Japanese). Retrieved on 2012-3-14.
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