Minoru Yanagida

Minoru Yanagida (柳田 稔, Yanagida Minoru, born November 6, 1954) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Kagoshima, Kagoshima and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 1998 after serving in the House of Representatives for two terms since 1990.

Minoru Yanagida
柳田 稔
October 22, 2010
Minister of Justice
In office
17 September 2010  22 November 2010
Prime MinisterNaoto Kan
Preceded byKeiko Chiba
Succeeded byYoshito Sengoku
Personal details
Born (1954-01-06) 6 January 1954
Kagoshima, Japan
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo


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Political offices
Preceded by
Keiko Chiba
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Yoshito Sengoku

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