Izumiyama, Sanroku (1896 - 1981)

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Occupation, Status Statesman
Birthplace(modern name) Yamagata
Date of Birth and Death Mar. 30, 1896 - July 7, 1981
Pen name etc. Izumiyama, Kanso


After graduating from the Law Department of the Imperial University of Tokyo through the First Higher School in 1921, he joined Mitsui Bank. By order of Shigeaki Ikeda who played a prominent role in the bank, he served as a liaison with the military and the bureaucracy, setting aside the banking job. He participated in Nichiman Zaisei Keizai Kenkyukai which had been founded by Masayoshi Miyazaki of the Economic Research Association of the South Manchuria Railways Company s Company by request of Kanji Ishihara between 1937 and 1940. He was elected a member of the House of Representatives in 1947. He served as the Minister of Finance and the Economic Stabilization Board Commissioner in the second Yoshida Cabinet in October of the following year. He resigned both as Minister of Finance and as deputy after causing a drinking scandal on the night of December 13 of 1948. Later, he served two terms as a member of the House of Councillors.

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Source:Tora Daijin ni Naru Made
Call no.:289.1-I996t-(2)
Monochrome, 9.3×13.2 cm