Yasushi Furukawa (governor)

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Yasushi Furukawa
古川 康
House of Representatives
Assumed office
17 December 2014
Constituency Saga No.2 District
Governor of Saga Prefecture
In office
23 April 2003 – 25 November 2014
Preceded by Isamu Imoto
Succeeded by Yoshinori Yamaguchi
Personal details
Born (1958-07-15) July 15, 1958 (age 57)
Karatsu, Saga, Japan
Political party Democratic Party of Japan
Alma mater University of Tokyo

Yasushi Furukawa (古川 康 Furukawa Yasushi?, born July 15, 1958) is a Japanese politician and current member of the House of Representatives for the Saga No.2 District. He was previously the governor of Saga Prefecture from 2003 to 2014. A native of Karatsu, Saga, he graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1982 and entered the Ministry of Home Affairs upon graduation.

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