Masajuro Shiokawa

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Masajūrō Shiokawa
塩川 正十郎
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Minister of Finance of Japan
In office
26 April 2001 – 22 September 2003
Prime MinisterJunichiro Koizumi
Preceded byHikaru Matsunaga
Succeeded bySadakazu Tanigaki
Chairman of the National Public Safety Commission
In office
5 November 1991 – 12 December 1992
Prime MinisterKiichi Miyazawa
Preceded byAkira Fukida
Succeeded byKeijiro Murata
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
2 June 1989 – 10 August 1989
Prime MinisterSōsuke Uno
Preceded byKeizō Obuchi
Succeeded byTokuo Yamashita
Personal details
Born(1921-10-13)October 13, 1921
Fuse, Japan
DiedSeptember 19, 2015(2015-09-19) (aged 93)
Osaka, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materKeio University

Masajuro Shiokawa (塩川 正十郎, Shiokawa Masajūrō, October 13, 1921 – September 19, 2015) was a Japanese politician.

Shiokawa served as Parliamentary Vice Minister of International Trade and Industry from 1972 to 1973, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary from 1976 to 1977, Commerce and Industry Committee Chairman from 1979 to 1980, Minister of Transport from 1980 to 1981 (under Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki), Minister of Education from 1986 to 1987 (under PM Yasuhiro Nakasone), Chief Cabinet Secretary for three months in 1989 (under PM Sōsuke Uno), and Minister of Home Affairs from 1991 to 1992.

Shiokawa died of pneumonia in Osaka, Japan, aged 93.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Finance Minister Shiokawa dies at 93". Japan Times. September 19, 2015. Retrieved September 19, 2015.