Hisato Ichimada

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Ichimada".
Hisato Ichimada

Hisato Ichimada (一萬田尚登 Ichimada Hisato?, August 12, 1893 – January 22, 1984) was a Japanese businessman, central banker and the 18th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ). He headed the Japanese part of the fundraing operation to found International Christian University (he was a Buddhist however). [1]

Early life[edit]

Ichimada was born in Oita Prefecture.[2]


Ichimada was Governor of the Bank of Japan from June 1, 1946 – December 10, 1954.[3] Then, he served in the Cabinet of Japan as minister of Finance twice, from 1954 to 1956 and again from 1957 to 1958.



Government offices
Preceded by
Eikichi Araki
(1st term)
Governor of the Bank of Japan
Succeeded by
Eikichi Araki
(2nd term)