|3rd Governor of the Bank of Japan|
September 3, 1889 – November 7, 1896
|Prime Minister||Kuroda Kiyotaka
|Preceded by||Tomita Tetsunosuke|
|Succeeded by||Iwasaki Yanosuke|
Kawada Koichiro (川田小一郎?, October 4, 1836 – November 7, 1896) was a Japanese businessman, central banker and the 3rd Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ). He was created a Baron; and he was a member of Japan's House of Peers.
Kawada's career was closely associated with Iwasaki Yatarō, the founder of Mitsubishi; and he was a key figure in the development of Mitsubishi's management structure. He also played a key role in the early years of Nippon Yusen (NYK).
Kawada was Governor of the Bank of Japan from September 3, 1889 – November 7, 1896.
- Wray, William D. (1984). Mitsubishi and the N.Y.K., 1870-1914: Business Strategy in the Japanese Shipping Industry. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 9780674576650; OCLC 10825248
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