Kazuyoshi Kaneko


Kazuyoshi Kaneko (金子 一義, Kaneko Kazuyoshi, born 20 December 1942) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party and a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature).[1]

Kazuyoshi Kaneko
金子 一義
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Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
6 July 1986
Personal details
Born(1942-12-20)20 December 1942
Takayama, Gifu, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materKeio University

Early lifeEdit

A native of Takayama, Gifu and graduate of Keio University, his father is former minister of finance, Ippei Kaneko.[1]


Kaneko was elected to the Diet for the first time in 1986. In September 2008 he was appointed Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and succeeded Nariaki Nakayama in the post.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Cabinet Profiles". The Japan Times. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Transportation minister resigns after five days". Wikileaks. 30 September 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2014.

External linksEdit

  • Official website in Japanese.
Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Land Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of State for Regulatory Reform of Japan
Succeeded by