Zenjiro Kaneko


Zenjiro Kaneko (金子 善次郎, Kaneko Zenjirō, born September 24, 1943) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Yamagata Prefecture and graduate of Hitotsubashi University, he worked at the Ministry of Home Affairs. He was elected for the first time in 2000 as a member of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) but lost his seat three years later after defecting from the DPJ to join the second incarnation of the New Conservative Party.[1] He was re-elected in 2005 as a representative for the LDP.


  1. ^ The Japan Times Kumagai to form 'new party' with NCP and DPJ defectors December 25 2002 Retrieved on August 7, 2012
  • 政治家情報 〜金子 善次郎〜. senkyo.janjan.jp (in Japanese). JANJAN. Retrieved 2007-10-20.

External linksEdit

  • Official website in Japanese.