s noted previously, journalist Yokoyama Kendō wrote in 1914:
“And it is also said that the district mayor of Shuri, the honorable old man Chibana Chosho, had been a strong exponent in this field (of Karate).” Cf. Yokoyama 1914.
From the same year, we have this photo of Chibana:
I think I found another one. It’s this picture taken in 1921, behind the youth dorm of the Shuri Shihan-gakko (normal school, or teachers college):
Chibana was mayor of Shuri until April of 1921. Looking at the details of the photo’s history, the photo itself, and comparing it to the other photos, I think this might very well be Chibana Chosho:
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