Shozaburo Jimi

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Shozaburo Jimi (自見 庄三郎 Jimi Shōzaburō?, born November 5, 1945 in Kokura Kita-ku, Kitakyūshū) is a Japanese politician of the People's New Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). Jimi is a registered medical practitioner, and was a graduate of the department of medicine at Kyushu University in 1977. He was elected to the House of Councillors 2007, after serving more than 20 years in the House of Representatives of Japan for the 4th and 10th Fukuoka districts respectively. He is now serving as the State Minister in charge of Financial and Postal Issues.[1]

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  1. ^ Japan Times, "Cabinet Profiles: Noda Cabinet", 3 September 2011, p. 3.

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House of Councillors
Preceded by
N/A
Councillor by proportional representation
2007–present
Succeeded by
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House of Representatives of Japan
New title
New constituency
Representative for Fukuoka 10th district
1996–2005
Succeeded by
Kyōko Nishikawa
Preceded by
MMC
Representative for Fukuoka 4th district (multi-member)
1983–1996
Served alongside: Kōzō Yamamoto, Kazuo Hirotomo, Sekisuke Nakanishi, others
Constituency abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Shizuka Kamei
Minister for Postal Reform
Minister of State for Financial Services

2010–2012
Succeeded by
Tadahiro Matsushita
Preceded by
Hisao Horinouchi
Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
1997–1998
Succeeded by
Seiko Noda
Party political offices
Preceded by
Shizuka Kamei
President of the People's New Party
2012 –
Incumbent
Preceded by
Hisaoki Kamei
Secretary General of the People's New Party
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Mikio Shimoji