Kawada Koichiro

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Kawada".
Kawada Koichiro
川田小一郎
Kawada Koichiro BOJ3.jpg
3rd Governor of the Bank of Japan
In office
September 3, 1889 – November 7, 1896
Monarch Meiji
Prime Minister Kuroda Kiyotaka
Sanjō Sanetomi
Yamagata Aritomo
Matsukata Masayoshi
Itō Hirobumi
Preceded by Tomita Tetsunosuke
Succeeded by Iwasaki Yanosuke

Kawada Koichiro (川田小一郎?, October 4, 1836— November 7, 1896) was a Japanese businessman, central banker and the 3rd Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ). He was created a Baron; and he was a member of Japan's House of Peers.

Early life[edit]

Kawada was born in Kochi Prefecture.[1]

Career[edit]

Kawada's career was closely associated with Iwasaki Yatarō, the founder of Mitsubishi;[2] and he was a key figure in the development of Mitsubishi's management structure.[3] He also played a key role in the early years of Nippon Yusen (NYK).[4]

Kawada was Governor of the Bank of Japan from September 3, 1889 – November 7, 1896.[5]

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Government offices
Preceded by
Tomita Tetsunosuke
Governor of the Bank of Japan
1889-1896
Succeeded by
Iwasaki Yanosuke