Shōmei Yokouchi

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Shōmei Yokouchi
横内 正明
Governor of Yamanashi Prefecture
In office
17 February 2007 – 16 February 2015
Preceded by Takahiko Yamamoto
Succeeded by Hitoshi Goto
Personal details
Born (1942-03-02) 2 March 1942 (age 75)
Nirasaki, Yamanashi, Japan
Alma mater University of Tokyo

Shōmei Yokouchi (横内 正明 Yokouchi Shōmei?, born March 2, 1942) is a Japanese politician. He represented the Yamanashi Prefecture electoral district and later Yamanashi District No. 3 in the House of Representatives in the national Diet from 1993 until 2002 and was governor of Yamanashi Prefecture from 2007 until 2015. He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo Law Department.


Preceded by
Governor of Yamanashi
Succeeded by
Hitoshi Goto