Jin Murai

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Jin Murai
村井 仁
Governor of Nagano Prefecture
In office
1 September 2006 – 31 August 2010
Preceded by Yasuo Tanaka
Succeeded by Shūichi Abe
Personal details
Born (1937-03-28) March 28, 1937 (age 78)
Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
Alma mater University of Tokyo

Jin Murai (村井 仁 Murai Jin?, born 28 March 1937) is the governor of Nagano Prefecture in Japan. After growing up in Matsumoto, Nagano, he graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1959 and entered the Ministry of International Trade and Industry upon graduation. In 1986 he was elected to the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature) for the first time. In 2005, after winning several re-elections, he decided not to run for the house this time. In the following year he was elected governor of Nagano Prefecture.


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