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Mamoru SHIGEMITSU

also known as Cabinet Minister

diplomat

Mamoru Shigemitsu, Japanese diplomat. member House of Peers, 1945; member House of Representatives, 1952-1954.

Background

Shigemitsu, Mamoru was born on July 29, 1887 in Minamiakimura, Higashi-Kunizaki-gun, Oita-ken, Japan. Son of Naomasa and Matsu Shigemitsu.

Education

He graduated from the Law School of Tokyo Imperial University in 1907

Career

Third secretary Japanese Embassy, London, 1916-1918. Consul, Portland, 1918-1921. Chief 1st section Treaty Bureau, 1921-1925.

1st secretary legation, China, 1925-1927. Counsellor of Embassy, Berlin, 1927-1929. Consul general, Shanghai, 1929-1931.

Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary, Nanking, 1931-1933. Vice minister foreign affairs, 1933-1936. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Moscow, 1936-1938, London, 1938-1941, Nanking, 1941-1943.

Minister foreign affairs, 1943-1944, minister Great Asiatic affairs, 1944-1945. Member House of Peers, 1945. Minister foreign affairs, minister Great Asiatic affairs, 1952.

Appointed president Progressive Party, 1952. Member House of Representatives, 1952-1954. Deputy prime minister, minister foreign affairs, since 1954.

Home: 345, 3 chome, Harashuku, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Office: 2, 1 chome, Shiba-Tamuracho, Minatoku, Tokyo, Japan.

Membership

Member House of Peers, 1945. Member House of Representatives, 1952-1954.

Connections

Married Kie Hayashi, April. Children: Atsushi, Hanako.

child:
Atsushi Shigemitsu