Graduate, University Tokyo Faculty Law, 1974.
Attorney at law, Japan, 1982. Member of Parliament, Kyoto Prefecture 5th district House Representatives, Japan, since 1983, parliamentary vice minister posts, telecommunications, 1988, parliamentary vice minister state defense, 1990, chairman standing committee rules and administration, 1995, parliamentary vice minister finance, 1998. Director general election bureau Liberal Democratic Party, Japan, 1996, chairman policy research council, 2007, president, since 2009.
Minister state science and technical Government of Japan, 1997, chairman finance reconstruction commission, 2000, chairman public national safety commission, 2002, minister of state industrial revitalization corporation, 2002, minister of state food safety, 2003, minimum finance Tokyo, 2003—2006, minister land, infrastructure, transport and tourism, 2008.
Married; 2 children.