Hosei Norota

Hōsei Norota
野呂田 芳成
Director-General of the Japan Defense Agency
In office
20 November 1998  5 October 1999
Prime Minister Keizō Obuchi
Preceded by Fukushiro Nukaga
Succeeded by Tsutomu Kawara
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
In office
8 August 1995  11 January 1996
Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama
Preceded by Taichirō Ōgawara
Succeeded by Ichizō Ōhara
Personal details
Born (1929-10-25) October 25, 1929
Noshiro, Akita
Alma mater Chuo University

Hosei Norota (野呂田 芳成, Norota Hōsei, born October 25, 1929) is a Japanese politician of the People's New Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Noshiro, Akita and graduate of Chuo University he joined the Ministry of Construction in 1953. Leaving the ministry, he was elected to the House of Councilors in the Diet for the first time in 1977. In 1983 he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time. From 1995 to 1996 he served as the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Tomiichi Murayama's cabinet.

In 2001 Norota received the civilian honor Padma Vibhushan from the President of India.

References

House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Kishirō Nakamura
Chair, Committee on Construction of the House of Representatives
19881989
Succeeded by
Yoshiyuki Tōya
Preceded by
Sadatoshi Ozato
Chair, Committee on Fundamental National Policies of the House of Representatives
20002001
Succeeded by
Hisao Horinouchi
Preceded by
Shōzō Harada
Chair, Committee on Budget of the House of Representatives
20012002
Succeeded by
Yūji Tsushima
Political offices
Preceded by
Taichirō Ōgawara
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
19951996
Succeeded by
Ichizō Ōhara
Preceded by
Fukushiro Nukaga
Director-General of the Japan Defense Agency
19981999
Succeeded by
Tsutomu Kawara


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