Raizo Matsuno

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Raizo Matsuno
松野 頼三
Director-General of the Japan Defense Agency
In office
3 June 1965 – 1 August 1966
Prime MinisterEisaku Satō
Preceded byJun'ya Koizumi
Succeeded byEikichi Kanbayashiyama
Director-General for the Prime Minister's Office
In office
1958–1959
Prime MinisterNobusuke Kishi
Minister of Labor
In office
1959–1960
Prime MinisterNobusuke Kishi
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
In office
1966–1966
Prime MinisterEisaku Satō
Personal details
Born(1917-02-17)February 17, 1917
Yamaga, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture, Empire of Japan
Died10 May 2006(2006-05-10) (aged 89)
Tokyo, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materKeio University
Military service
Allegiance Empire of Japan
Branch/service Imperial Japanese Navy
Years of service1940–1945
RankLieutenant-Commander

Raizo Matsuno (松野 頼三, Matsuno Raizō, 12 February 1917 – 10 May 2006) was a Japanese politician. Matsuno was born in Yamaga, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture in 1917. He served in the Imperial Japanese Navy as an officer at the end of World War II as he was attending Naval Accounting School.

Matsuno successively held numerous offices in post-war Japan:

He was Chairman of the Policy Affairs Research Council at Liberal Democratic Party, the Chairman of the Executive Council.