Tokihiro Nakamura

Tokihiro Nakamura
中村 時広
Governor of Ehime Prefecture
Assumed office
1 December 2010
Preceded byMoriyuki Kato
Mayor of Matsuyama
In office
2 May 1999 – 21 October 2010
Preceded bySeiichi Tanaka
Succeeded byKatsuhito Noshi
House of Representatives
In office
18 July 1993 – 27 September 1996
Preceded byMayumi Utsunomiya
Succeeded bydistrict abolished
ConstituencyEhime No.1 district (pre-1996 district)
Ehime Prefectural Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born (1960-01-25) 25 January 1960 (age 63)
Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
Political partyIndependent
Alma materKeio University

Tokihiro Nakamura (中村 時広, Nakamura Tokihiro, born 25 January 1960) is a Japanese politician and the current governor of Ehime Prefecture, located in the Shikoku region of Japan. He succeeded Moriyuki Kato in the 2010 Ehime gubernatorial election.[1] Nakamura has previously served as the mayor of Matsuyama, the largest city in Ehime and Shikoku, from 1999 to 2010. He has also represented Ehime in the national House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996 and before that in the Ehime Prefectural Assembly from 1987 to 1990.

After graduating from Keio University with a degree in law in 1982, he briefly entered Mitsubishi Corporation before commencing his political career, following in the footsteps of his father Tokio Nakamura, who also served in the House of Representatives from 1953 until 1960 and from 1963 until 1969 and then as mayor of Matsuyama from 1975 until 1991.

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