|Affiliation||Democratic Party of Japan
, Hokkaido , Japan
|| February 11, 1947
Jun 16, 2009 02:18pm
Moderate - Moderate-to-Liberal -
|Info||Rep. Hatoyama is serving his seventh term in the Lower House. He worked as an assistant professor at Senshu University prior to being elected. Hatoyama graduated from Stanford University in 1976 with a PhD in Engineering. |
Hatoyama helped create the Democratic Party with his brother, Kunio Hatoyama. They are part of a long line of influential Japanese politicians, including their grandfather Ichiro Hatoyama, who was once prime minister.