Reijiro Wakatsuki

Reijiro Wakatsuki

Birth
Death 20 Nov 1949 (aged 83)
Burial Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Memorial ID 7078542 · View Source
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Politician and statesman. A native of Shimane prefecture, Wakatsuki served as Vice Minister of Finance(1906, 1908-11), was elected to the Parliament (Diet) in 1911, and was Minister of Finance from 1912 to 1915. He helped draft the Universal Manhood Suffrage Law and the Peace Preservation Law in 1925. He served as leader of the Kenseikai party in 1925 and headed the Minseito party from 1927 to 1934. He also served as the 25th and 28th Prime Ministers of Japan
from January 30, 1926 to April 20, 1927 and April 14, 1931 to December 13, 1931, respectively. In 1930, he was the chief delegate to the London Naval Conference. From 1933 to 1936 he spoke out strongly against Japanese militarism.

Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett


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  • Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
  • Added: 12 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7078542
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reijiro Wakatsuki (5 Feb 1866–20 Nov 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7078542, citing Somei Cemetery, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .