Graduated from Political Science Department of Tokyo University (1923).
Served as director of Policemen's Training Institute of Yamaguchi Prefecture local administrative official of Miyazaki, Kumamoto and Shizuoka prefectures, chief of School Affairs Departments of Aomori Prefectural Government and Hokkaido District Government and then with Tai-man Jimukyoku (Manchurian Affairs Bureau), Koa-in (Asia Development Board), Johokyoku (Cabinet Information Board) and a few other government agencies also becoming chief civil adminstrator of the navy.
After the war became governor of Osaka Prefecture and vice-governor of Toyama Prefecture (1947). Elected governor of Toyama Prefecture (1948). Re-elected to the same post for his third term (1952).