Kazuyoshi Kaneko

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Kazuyoshi Kaneko (金子 一義 Kaneko Kazuyoshi?, born 20 December 1942) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party and a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature).[1]

Early life[edit]

A native of Takayama, Gifu and graduate of Keio University, his father is former minister of finance, Ippei Kaneko.[1]


Kaneko was elected to the Diet for the first time in 1986. In September 2008 he was appointed ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism and succeeded Nariaki Nakayama in the post.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Cabinet Profiles". The Japan Times. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Transportation minister resigns after five days". Wikileaks. 30 September 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nariaki Nakayama
Minister of Land Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan
2008 - 2009
Succeeded by
Seiji Maehara
Preceded by
Nobuteru Ishihara
Minister of State for Regulatory Reform of Japan
Succeeded by
Seiichiro Murakami