He graduated from Economics Department of Kyoto University (1922).
After passing the Higher Civil Service Examination, entered Transportation Ministry and became deputy secretary of the Kobe Railway Bureau. He became director of Osaka Transportation Administration Office (1935). He served in various other capacities until he became director of Business Section of General Affairs Department of Tokyo Railway Bureau. After retiring from government service, he became director of Nihon Tsuun (Japan Express) Company.
Member of the House of Councilor (Ryokufiikai).