Koshiro Ueki

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Koshiro Ueki
Minister of Justice
In office
8 December 1960 – 18 July 1962
Preceded by Tetsuzo Kojima
Succeeded by Kunio Nakagaki
In office
17 February 1971 – 5 July 1971
Preceded by Takeji Kobayashi
Succeeded by Shigesaburo Maeo
Minister of Finance
In office
7 July 1972 – 22 December 1972
Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka
Preceded by Mikio Mizuta
Succeeded by Kiichi Aichi
Personal details
Born 1900
Died 1980 (aged 79–80)
Political party Liberal Democratic Party
Alma mater Tokyo University

Koshiro Ueki (植木 庚子郎 Ueki Kōshirō?, 1900-1980)[1] was a Japanese politician. He served as justice minister for two terms and finance minister.

Early life and education[edit]

Ueki was born in 1960.[1] He received a law degree from Tokyo University in 1925.[2]


Following graduation Ueki began his career at the ministry of finance.[2] During World War II he was the head of budget bureau.[3][4] In 1945, he became the head of monopoly bureau at the ministry.[2]

He was elected to the house of representatives in 1952.[2] He was a member of the Liberal Democratic Party.[3] At the end of the 1950s he was among the Japanese house members union to promote Japan - China trade.[5] He served as justice minister for two terms.[1] He was first appointed to the post on 8 December 1960, replacing Tetsuzo Kojima in the post.[1] Ueki's term ended on 18 Jul 1962 and was replaced by Kunio Nakagaki as justice minister.[1]

Ueki was appointed president of Sagami Women's University in 1968.[2] In 1971 he again served as justice minister for a brief period between February to July.[1] On 7 July 1972 he was appointed minister of finance, replacing Mikio Mizuta in the post.[1] Ueki served in the cabinet led by Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka.[3] Ueki's term ended on 22 December 1972 and Kiichi Aichi was appointed to the post.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Finance Ministers". Rulers. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Kenpō Chōsakai (Japan) (1 January 1980). Japan's Commission on the Constitution, the Final Report. University of Washington Press. p. 401. ISBN 978-0-295-80401-9. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c John Creighton Campbell (1980). Contemporary Japanese Budget Politics. University of California Press. p. 252. ISBN 978-0-520-04087-8. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  4. ^ James Babb (Summer 1995). "Japan's Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Complicity". Review of International Political Economy 2 (3). Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Shao Chuan Leng (1958). Japan and Communist China. Kyoto: Doshisha University Press. Retrieved 21 December 2013.  – via Questia (subscription required)