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Hisato Ichimada (一萬田尚登, Ichimada Hisato, August 12, 1893 – January 22, 1984) was a Japanese businessman, central banker and the 18th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ). He headed the Japanese part of the fundraising operation to found International Christian University (he was a Buddhist however).[1]

Early life

Ichimada was born in Oita Prefecture.[2]

Career

Ichimada was Governor of the Bank of Japan from June 1, 1946 – December 10, 1954.[3] Then, he served in the Cabinet of Japan as Minister of Finance twice, from 1954 to 1956 and again from 1957 to 1958.

Notes

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  2. ^ Bank of Japan (BOJ), 18th Governor
  3. ^ BOJ, List of Governors; Werner, Richard A. (2003). Princes of the Yen: Japan's Central Bankers and the Transformation of the Economy, p. 147, p. 147, at Google Books

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sankurō Ogasawara
Minister of Finance
1954–1956
Succeeded by
Hayato Ikeda
Preceded by
Hayato Ikeda
Minister of Finance
1957–1958
Succeeded by
Eisaku Satō
Government offices
Preceded by
Eikichi Araki
(1st term)
Governor of the Bank of Japan
1946–1954
Succeeded by
Eikichi Araki
(2nd term)
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Nobutsune Ōkuma
Chair, Japan-India Association
1952–1955
Succeeded by
Yoshio Sakurauchi