Takehiko Endo

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Takehiko Endo
Endo Takehiko
遠藤 武彦
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Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
In office
August 27, 2007 (2007-08-27) – September 3, 2007 (2007-09-03)
The member of House of Representatives
In office
July 7, 1986 (1986-07-07)
October 21, 1996 (1996-10-21) – June 18, 1993 (1993-06-18)
July 21, 2009 (2009-07-21)
Personal details
Born(1938-10-05)October 5, 1938
Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan
DiedDecember 27, 2019(2019-12-27) (aged 81)
Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan
Alma materChuo University

Takehiko Endo (遠藤 武彦, Endō Takehiko, October 5, 1938 – December 27, 2019) was a Japanese politician. He was a member of Liberal Democratic Party. He was in the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan.

On September 3, 2007, due to the financial scandal, he resigned as Minister of Agriculture just eight days after he was appointed to the post.[1]

Endo died of pneumonia on December 27, 2019 in Yonezawa, Yamagata at the age of 81.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Endo to quit over subsidy scandal". The Japan Times. September 3, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-03.
  2. 元農相 遠藤武彦氏 死去 (in Japanese)