Eisuke Mori

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Eisuke Mori
森 英介
Minister of Justice
In office
24 September 2008 – 16 September 2009
Prime Minister Tarō Asō
Preceded by Okiharu Yasuoka
Succeeded by Keiko Chiba
Personal details
Born (1948-08-31) August 31, 1948 (age 69)
Tokyo, Japan
Alma mater Tohoku University

Eisuke Mori (森 英介, Mori Eisuke, born August 31, 1948) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party. He is a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature) and is the former Minister of Justice under Aso's Administration.

A native of Katsuura, Chiba and graduate of Tohoku University, he joined Kawasaki Heavy Industries in 1974 and received a Ph.D in engineering. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1990. His grandfather is former member of the House of Representatives Nobuteru Mori, his father is former Minister of the Environment Yoshihide Mori, and his uncle is former Somu-cho (総務長官) Kiyomoto Mori. In the Cabinet of Prime Minister Taro Aso, appointed on 24 September 2008, Mori was appointed Minister of Justice. This was his first appointment to the Cabinet.[1]

References[edit]

  • 政治家情報 〜森 英介〜 . www.senkyo.janjan.jp (in Japanese). JANJAN. Archived from the original on 2007-12-03. Retrieved 2007-10-14. 

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House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Shun'ichi Suzuki
Chair, Lower House Committee on Health, Labour and Welfare
2002
Succeeded by
Takanori Sakai
New title Chair, Lower House Special Committee for Investigation of Nuclear Power Issues
2013–2014
Succeeded by
Masayoshi Yoshino
Preceded by
Okiharu Yasuoka
Chair, Lower House Committee on the Constitution
2016–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Ichirō Kamoshita, Yoshio Kimura
Senior Vice Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
2003–2004
Served alongside: Takashi Tanihata
Succeeded by
Seiichi Eto, Hiroyoshi Nishi
Preceded by
Okiharu Yasuoka
Minister of Justice of Japan
2008–2009
Succeeded by
Keiko Chiba