Harumi Takahashi

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Harumi Takahashi
高橋 はるみ
6th Governor of Hokkaido
Incumbent
Assumed office
23 April 2003
Preceded by Tatsuya Hori
Personal details
Born (1954-01-06) 6 January 1954 (age 60)
Toyama, Toyama, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Political party Independent
Children 2
Alma mater Hitotsubashi University

Harumi Takahashi (高橋 はるみ Takahashi Harumi?, born 6 January 1954) is the present governor of the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido. She graduated from Hitotsubashi University in 1976. She started her career as a bureaucrat in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (now Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) and quit in 2003. She was elected in April 2003, becoming the first female governor of Hokkaido and the fourth female governor in Japanese history.

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