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Junji Nishime

Junji Nishime
西銘 順治
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4th Governor of Okinawa Prefecture
In office
10 December 1978 – 9 December 1990
Preceded byKoichi Taira
Succeeded byMasahide Ōta
Mayor of Naha
In office
January 1962 – October 1968
Preceded byKenji Saichi
Succeeded byRyōmatsu Taira
Personal details
BornNovember 5, 1921
Yonaguni, Okinawa, Japan
DiedNovember 10, 2001(2001-11-10) (aged 80)
Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Political partyIndependent
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo

Junji Nishime (西銘 順治, Nishime Junji) was a Japanese politician who served as the 4th Governor of Okinawa from 1978 until 1990 and mayor of Naha, the capital of Okinawa. He studied and graduated at the University of Tokyo.[1] His son is Kosaburo Nishime a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet.


  1. ^ Former governor Junji Nishime dies, Weekly Japan Updates, November 15, 2001.