- Birth: 1503
- Death: 1563
- Other name: Kitabatake Chikahira
- Distinction: Ise warlord
- Sons: Kitabatake Tomonori, Kotsukuri Tomomasa, Kitabatake Tomochika (d.1584)
Harumoto was a son of Kitabatake Murachika. He supported Ashikaga Yoshiharu and was allowed to change his name to Harutomo as a result. Harumoto also sent troops to assist the Rokkaku clan fight the Kyôgoku family while suppressing the Nagano family within his own domain. He was also known for his interest in cultural pursuits, which he shared with his father-in-law, Hosokawa Takakuni.
- Initial text from Sengoku Biographical Dictionary (Samurai-Archives.com) FWSeal & CEWest, 2005