Takeo Nishioka

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Takeo Nishioka (西岡 武夫, Nishioka Takeo, February 12, 1936 – November 5, 2011)[1] was a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature).

A native of Nagasaki and a graduate of Waseda University, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1963. He lost his seat in 1983 but was re-elected in 1986. He lost the seat again in 2000 and was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 2001. In 2010, he was elected as the President of the House of Councillors, as a member of the DPJ.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gentarō Nakajima
Minister of Education
1988–1989
Succeeded by
Kazuya Ishibashi
House of Councillors
Preceded by
Satsuki Eda
President of the House of Councillors
2010–2011
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
N/A
Councillor by proportional representation
2001–2011
Succeeded by
Tomoko Hata
(scheduled replacement w/o vote by kuriage-tōsen)
House of Representatives of Japan
New district Representative for Nagasaki 1st district
1996–1998
Vacant
Title next held by
Masakazu Kuranari
Preceded by
Shigemitsu Nakamura
Kakuji Miyazaki
Masayoshi Kobuchi
Tadashi Kuranari
Fumio Kyūma
Representative for Nagasaki 1st district (multi-member)
1986–1996
Served alongside: Tadashi Kuranari, Yoshiaki Takaki, ...
District eliminated
Preceded by
Motoharu Baba
Tadashi Kuranari
Chōjirō Taguchi
Shigemitsu Nakamura
Tsuyoshi Kihara
Representative for Nagasaki 1st district (multi-member)
1963–1983
Served alongside: Tadashi Kuranari, ...
Succeeded by
Shigemitsu Nakamura
Kakuji Miyazaki
Masayoshi Kobuchi
Tadashi Kuranari
Fumio Kyūma
Party political offices
Preceded by
Takashi Yonezawa
Secretary general of the New Frontier Party
1996–1997
Party dissolved
New title Diet affairs chief of the New Frontier Party
1996
Succeeded by
Kansei Nakano
Preceded by
Shunjirō Karasawa
Chairman of the LDP General Affairs Committee
1990–1991
Succeeded by
Kōkō Satō