Genjirō Kaneko

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Genjirō Kaneko
金子 原二郎
Governor of Nagasaki Prefecture
Personal details
Born (1944-05-08) May 8, 1944 (age 70)
Ikitsuki, Nagasaki, Japan
Alma mater Keio University

Genjirō Kaneko (金子 原二郎 Kaneko Genjirō?, born May 8, 1944) is the governor of Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan. A native of Ikitsuki, Nagasaki and graduate of Keio University, he was elected governor of Nagasaki Prefecture after serving in the assembly of Nagasaki Prefecture for three terms since 1975 and then in the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature) for five terms since 1983. He is retiring, to be replaced by Hodo Nakamura. After retirement, he run for Councillor for Nagasaki, and defeated incumbent Tadashi Inuzuka.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Isamu Takada
Governor of Nagasaki
1998–2010
Succeeded by
Hōdō Nakamura
House of Councillors
Preceded by
Tadashi Inuzuka
Councillor for Nagasaki
2010–present
Incumbent
House of Representatives of Japan
New district Representative for Nagasaki 4th district
1996–1998
Vacant
Title next held by
Daisuke Miyajima
Preceded by
Masashi Ishibashi
Kōkai Nakamura
Nikichi Shirahama
Iwazō Kaneko
Representative for Nagasaki 2nd district (multi-member)
1983–1996
Served alongside: Masahiko Yamada, Kazuo Torashima, ...
District eliminated