Mr. ISHII Hiroo'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. ISHII Hiroo

  • Liberal Democratic Party
  • Elected 2010, 2016 and 2022, Akita Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of February 25,2024)
    Committee on Land and Transport
    Committee on Audit (Director)
    Special Committee on Political Ethics and Election System (Director)
    Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Director)
    Deliberative Council on Political Ethics

Born:
 June 21, 1964, Akita Prefecture

Education:
 1983 Akita Prefectural Akita High School
 1987 Waseda University, School of Letters, Arts and
    Science II (left in mid-course)

Career:
 1987 joined Prince Hotels Inc.
    belonged to Hardball Club in Prince Hotels Inc.
 1989 started playing as a Professional Baseball Player
    in Kintetsu Buffaloes, Yomiuri Giants, Chiba Lotte Marines,
    and Yokohama BayStars
 1991 President, HI Group
 2003 Baseball Commentator, Nippon Television
 2004 Farm Team Manager, Seibu Lions (professional
    baseball team)
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2016 Chairman, Committee on Education, Culture and Science
 2017 Chairman, Special Committee on Okinawa and
    Northern Problems
 2018 Chairman, Special Committee on Political Ethics and
    Election System
 2020 Chairman, Special Committee on Regional Revitalization
    and Consumer Affairs

(Major posts in the Government)
 2022 State Minister of Land, Infrastructure,
    Transport and Tourism
    State Minister of Cabinet Office
    State Minister for Reconstruction

(as of May 11,2023)

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