Akihiro Ohata

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Akihiro Ohata
大畠 章宏
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Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
In office
14 January 2011 – 2 September 2011
Prime Minister Naoto Kan
Preceded by Sumio Mabuchi
Succeeded by Takeshi Maeda
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
In office
17 September 2010 – 14 January 2011
Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
Preceded by Masayuki Naoshima
Succeeded by Banri Kaieda
Personal details
Born (1947-10-05) 5 October 1947 (age 67)
Jōhoku, Ibaraki, Japan
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Tokyo City University
Website Official website

Akihiro Ohata (大畠 章宏 Ōhata Akihiro?, born October 5, 1947) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Higashiibaraki District, Ibaraki, he attended the Musashi Institute of Technology as both undergraduate and graduate. He was elected to the assembly of Ibaraki Prefecture where he served for one term and then to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1990 as a member of the Japan Socialist Party.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sumio Mabuchi
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
2011
Succeeded by
Takeshi Maeda
Preceded by
Masayuki Naoshima
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
2010–2011
Succeeded by
Banri Kaieda
House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Hideaki Okabe
Representative for Ibaraki 5th district
2000–present
Incumbent
New title
introduction of proportional representation
Representative for the Northern Kantō PR block
1996–2000
Succeeded by
N/A
Preceded by
Seiroku Kajiyama
Toyoji Shirochi
Shunpei Tsukahara
Representative for Ibaraki 2nd district (multi-member)
1990–1996
Served alongside: Seiroku Kajiyama, Shunpei Tsukahara
District eliminated