Osamu Fujimura

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Osamu Fujimura
藤村 修
Osamu Fujimura.jpg
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura meeting with Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
2 September 2011 – 26 December 2012
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda
Preceded by Yukio Edano
Succeeded by Yoshihide Suga
Personal details
Born (1949-11-03) 3 November 1949 (age 64)
Osaka, Japan
Political party Democratic Party
Other political
affiliations
New Party
Alma mater Hiroshima University

Osamu Fujimura (藤村 修 Fujimura Osamu?, born 3 November 1949) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan and a former member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature).

Early life and education[edit]

A native of Osaka, Osaka, Fujimura was born on 3 November 1949.[1] He studied engineering at Hiroshima University.[1]

Career[edit]

he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1993 as a member of the Japan New Party. He lost in 2005 election but was reelected in 2009. In September 2011, he was appointed as Chief Cabinet Secretary in the cabinet of then prime minister Yoshihiko Noda.[1] He was also the Minister for the Abduction Issue.

He lost his seat in the 16 December 2012 general election.[2] He left office on 26 December 2012.

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House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Naomi Tokashiki
Representative for Osaka 7th district (single-member)
2009–2012
Succeeded by
Naomi Tokashiki
Preceded by
N/A
Representative for the Kinki proportional representation block
2005–2009
Succeeded by
N/A
New district Representative for Osaka 7th district (single-member)
1996–2005
Succeeded by
Naomi Tokashiki
Preceded by
Issei Inoue
Ken Harada
Mikio Ōmi
Etsuko Sugano
Kansei Nakano
Representative for Osaka 3rd district
1993–1996
Served alongside: Mikio Ōmi, Kansei Nakano, Issei Inoue, Ken Harada
District eliminated
Preceded by
Norihisa Tamura
Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Health, Labour and Welfare
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Yoshio Hachiro
Political offices
Preceded by
Yukio Edano
Chief Cabinet Secretary
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Yoshihide Suga
Preceded by
Ritsuo Hosokawa, Hiroyuki Nagahama
Senior Vice Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
2010–2011
Served alongside: Yōko Komiyama
Succeeded by
Yōko Komiyama, Kōhei Ōtsuka
Preceded by
Kōichi Takemasa, Tetsurō Fukuyama
Senior Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
2010
Served alongside: Kōichi Takemasa
Succeeded by
Yutaka Banno, Takeaki Matsumoto