Yoshiko Tōma

Person

1949 –

73

Who is Yoshiko Tōma?

Yoshiko Tōma is a Japanese politician from Ōmuta, Fukuoka.

Having graduated from Keio University, Tōma was elected to the city assembly of Tokorozawa in 1979. She ran unsuccessfully for the Tokorozawa mayoral election in 1991 and for the national lower house election in 1996 before she won the election for the prefectural assembly of Saitama in 1999. Elected as mayor of Tokorozawa in October 2007, Tōma became the first woman to hold that post.

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1949

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on July 23, 2013

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