HIRABAYASHI Kyubei

Date of Birth and Death
Octover 8, 1837 - June 14, 1909
Birthplace (modern name)
Tokyo
Occupation, Status
Statesman

Description

Born in Tokyo, the son of a man of property, Matashichi Toriyama, in Shinagawa. He was adopted by his uncle, who was the head of the Hirabayashi Family. In 1851, he took over as the head of the family. After the Meiji Restoration, he served as chief representative of the ward, and a member of the Tokyo Prefecture assembly. In 1892, he was elected to the House of Representatives. While actively working as a statesman, he devoted himself to the development of his local region using his personal funds. He was awarded the Medal with Blue Ribbon in 1900 in recognition of his services.

Publications

National Diet Library Online

SNS

HIRABAYASHI Kyubei

  • Portrait of HIRABAYASHI Kyubei1