Mr. KIMURA Yoshio'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. KIMURA Yoshio

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2013, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour
    Committee on Oversight of Administration
    Special Committee on Official Development Assistance and Related Matters

Born:
 April 17, 1948, Kagawa Prefecture

Education:
 1972 Chuo University, Faculty of Commerce

Career:
 1972 joined The Sumitomo Bank, Ltd. (now Sumitomo
    Mitsui Banking Corporation)
 1975 Secretary to a Member of the House of
    Representatives
 1983 Member, Kagawa Prefectural Assembly
 1986 Member, House of Representatives (7 consecutive
    terms)
 1996 Chairman, Committee on Communications, House of
    Representatives
 1998 Chairman, Committee on Health and Welfare, House
     of Representatives
 2006 Chairman, Special Committee on Disasters, House of
    Representatives
 2013 elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the Government)
 1992 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Welfare
 2002 Senior Vice-Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare

(as of January 16,2017)

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