Tomokatsu Kitagawa

Tomokatsu Kitagawa (北川 知克, Kitagawa Tomokatsu, 8 November 1951–26 December 2018) was a Japanese politician from the Liberal Democratic Party, and a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Neyagawa, Osaka and graduate of Kansai University, he ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives in 2000. He became a member in July 2003 as proportional replacement from the LDP list in Kinki for deceased Tōru Okutani, in the November 2003 election he was elected for the first time. He ran for re-election in 2009 and was defeated by Shinji Tarutoko of the Democratic Party. Kitagawa recaptured his seat in the 2012 election and held it until his death from peritonitis on 26 December 2018.[1]

Tomokastu Kitagawa (2013)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "北川知克・衆院議員が死去、67歳 元環境副大臣" (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. 27 December 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2019.

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House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Member of the House of Representatives
from Osaka 12th district

2005–2009
2012–2018
Succeeded by
Shinji Tarutoko
Succeeded by
Fumitake Fujita
Vacant
Title last held by
Tōru Okutani
Member of the House of Representatives
from Kinki proportional LDP list

July–November 2003
2003–2005
Succeeded by
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