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Taizō Ishizaka

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Taizō Ishizaka (石坂 泰三 Ishizaka Taizō?, June 3, 1886 – March 6, 1975) was a leading Japanese businessman [1][2][3] and President of the Japanese Federation of Economic Organizations (now the Japan Business Federation)[4] who served as Governor of the Boy Scouts of Japan.[5]

In 1956, in his role as President of the Japanese Federation of Economic Organizations, he presented to the Japanese ruling party a request for the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Ichirō Hatoyama.[6]

In 1971, Ishizaka was the 65th awardee of the Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting.


  1. Japanese Public Relations, The Spokesman-Review. Jul 16, 1960
  2. Japanese Business Leader Taizo Ishizaka Dies at 88. Headed Powerful Economic Group for 12 Years; Strongly Favored Foreign Investment in Nation. Mar 7, 1975. Los Angeles Times.
  3. Taizo Ishizaka Is Dead at 88; Industrialist Headed Expo '70; A Ruler of Industry. March 7, 1975. New York Times
  4. Japan Seeks New Outlets to Offset Export Decline. Toledo Blade. Jul 1, 1958
  5. Dr. László Nagy, 250 Million Scouts, The World Scout Foundation and Dartnell Publishers, 1985, complete list through 1981, from which the French Scoutopedia article is sourced
  6. Hatoyama to retire?. The Miami News. Sep 7, 1956

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