Yoshiro Hayashi (politician)
|Minister of Finance|
12 December 1992 – 9 August 1993
|Prime Minister||Kiichi Miyazawa|
|Preceded by||Tsutomu Hata|
|Succeeded by||Hirohisa Fujii|
|Minister of Health and Welfare|
27 November 1982 – 27 December 1983
|Prime Minister||Zenkō Suzuki|
|Preceded by||Motoharu Morishita|
|Succeeded by||Kozo Watanabe|
16 June 1927|
|Political party||Liberal Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Tokyo University|
Yoshiro Hayashi (林 義郎 Hayashi Yoshirō, born 16 June 1927) is a senior Japanese politician. In addition to being a Diet member, he served as finance minister from 1992 to 1993.
Early life and education
Hayashi was a member of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). He served at the House of Representatives, also known as Diet. He also served as health and welfare minister. In August 1989, he ran for the presidency of the LDP, but Toshiki Kaifu won the election, replacing Sousuke Uno as the LDP president.
He was appointed finance minister in the cabinet led by Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa on 12 December 1992. Hayashi replaced Tsutomu Hata in the post. Hayashi's tenure ended on 9 August 1993 when Hirohisa Fujii became finance minister. Then he began to serve as the chairman of the Diet Members League for Sino-Japanese relations.
Hayashi has a daughter and a son. His son, Yoshimasa, is also a politician and held different cabinet posts.
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