Masayoshi ITO, Japanese politician. House of Representatives since 1963.
ITO, Masayoshi was born on December 15, 1913 in Fukushima Prefecture.
Urawa Higher School, Tokyo University.
Served in Agriculture and Forestry Ministry 1936-1956. Director-General Comprehensive Development Bureau, Economics Planning Agency 1957-1958, Agriculture Land Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 1958-1961, Fisheries Agency 62. Vice-Minister of Agriculture and Forestry 1962-1963.
Minister of State and Chief Cabinet Secretary 1979-1980. Acting Prime Minister June-July 1980. Minister of Foreign Affairs 1980-1981.
Chairman Finance Committee, Liberal-Democratic Party (LDP) 1978, Executive Committee since 1987. Vice-Chairman LDP Policy Affairs Research Council 1977-1986, Chairman since 1986.