Iwao Matsuda (松田 岩夫, Matsuda Iwao, 19 May 1937 – 3 February 2022) was a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party who was a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Gifu, Gifu, Japan, and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1960, attending the University of London while in the ministry. Leaving the ministry in 1981, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1986. After losing his seat in 1996, he was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 1998. Matsuda died from hypoglycemia on 3 February 2022, at the age of 84.
|Member of the House of Councillors|
26 July 1998 – 25 July 2010
|Member of the House of Representatives|
7 July 1986 – 27 September 1996
|Born||19 May 1937|
Gifu City, Japan
|Died||3 February 2022(aged 84)|