Kaoru Yosano, Japanese politician, Died at 78

Kaoru Yosano was born on August 22, 1938, and died on May 23, 2017.
He was a Japanese politician.
Yosano was a member of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), the Sunrise Party of Japan and former member of the House of Representatives, serving his ninth term in the Lower House representing Tokyo’s first electoral district until his defeat in the Japanese general election, 2009.
He was Chief Cabinet Secretary to Prime Minister Shinzō Abe from August 2007 to September 2007 and was State Minister in charge of Economic and Fiscal Policy in Tarō Asō’s administration from February to September 2009.
He was the grandson of poets Yosano Akiko and Yosano Tekkan in Tokyo, Yosano graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1963.
It was aid that he was suffering from throat cancer and has difficulty speaking.
Kaoru Yosano passed away at 78 years old.