|Minister of Justice|
8 December 1960 – 18 July 1962
|Preceded by||Tetsuzo Kojima|
|Succeeded by||Kunio Nakagaki|
17 February 1971 – 5 July 1971
|Preceded by||Takeji Kobayashi|
|Succeeded by||Shigesaburo Maeo|
|Minister of Finance|
7 July 1972 – 22 December 1972
|Prime Minister||Kakuei Tanaka|
|Preceded by||Mikio Mizuta|
|Succeeded by||Kiichi Aichi|
|Died||1980 (aged 79–80)|
|Political party||Liberal Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Tokyo University|
Early life and education
Following graduation Ueki began his career at the ministry of finance. During World War II he was the head of budget bureau. In 1945, he became the head of monopoly bureau at the ministry.
He was elected to the house of representatives in 1952. He was a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. At the end of the 1950s he was among the Japanese house members union to promote Japan - China trade. He served as justice minister for two terms. He was first appointed to the post on 8 December 1960, replacing Tetsuzo Kojima in the post. Ueki's term ended on 18 Jul 1962 and was replaced by Kunio Nakagaki as justice minister.
Ueki was appointed president of Sagami Women's University in 1968. In 1971 he again served as justice minister for a brief period between February to July. On 7 July 1972 he was appointed minister of finance, replacing Mikio Mizuta in the post. Ueki served in the cabinet led by Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka. Ueki's term ended on 22 December 1972 and Kiichi Aichi was appointed to the post.
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