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]


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

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House of Councillors
Preceded by
Councillor by proportional representation
Succeeded by
House of Representatives of Japan
New title
New constituency
Representative for Fukuoka 10th district
Succeeded by
Kyōko Nishikawa
Preceded by
Representative for Fukuoka 4th district (multi-member)
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

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