He graduated from Political Science Department of Tokyo University (1922).
He entered Railway Ministry and then toured U.S.A. and Germany inspecting tourist industry (1929). After returning home he became director of Tokyo Railway Bureau and director of International Tourist Bureau and thereafter he became chairman of Japan Travel Bureau (1944) and director of Nihon Aviation Company. Elected to House of Councilors (1947).
He held several additional posts including those of director of Nihon Kanko Remmei (Japan Tourist Industry League) and member of Tokyo Chamber of Commerce & Industry.