Graduated from Law Department of Kyoto University (1926).
Served as parttime employee of Tokyo Prefectural Government, chief of Public Safety Section of Police Department of Iwate Prefectural Government, chief of Police Affairs Section of Hokkaido-cho (Hokkaido District Government), chief of Agricultural Affairs Section of Miyagi Prefectural Government and director of Fire Defense Department of Metropolitan Police Board.
Transferred to Home Ministry and then to Foreign Ministry and was stationed in Rome, Italy; made inspection tour of Europe and America (1941). Appointed director of General Affairs and School Affairs Departments of Tokushima Prefectural Government (1942). Served then at Tokyo-to Minsei-kyoku (Tokyo Prefectural Public Welfare Bureau) and then as director of Internal Administration and Police Departments of Fukuoka Prefectural Government and later with Chiho Sokan-fu (Local Inspector General's Office) and Kanto Shinetsu District Inspector General's Office. Appointed Governor of Kumamoto Prefecture (1946). Re-elected to the same post (1951). Is also vice-chairman of Zenkoku Chijikai (National Prefectural Governors' Society).