He graduated from Nagoya Municipal Commercial School in 1918.
He engaged in lumber business. He became president of Aichi Chemical Industry Company since 1936 and Dai-Nippon Mokuzai Bofu Kaisha (Great Japan Lumber Antisepsis Company) since 1927. He began engaging in stock raising in 1939.
He also served as councilor of Dai-Nippon Sanrinkai (Great Japan Forestry Society) and member of Shiho Hogo Iinkai (Ex-Prisoners' Aid Committee). He held additional post of director of Zaiso Lumber Company.