Yoshida Zengo

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Admiral Yoshida Zengo 吉田善吾 (14 Feb 1885 - 14 Nov 1966) was a Japanese Naval officer.

History

date rank title job
14 Nov 1904 Midshipman
31 Aug 1905 Sublieutenant
28 Sep 1907 Lieutenant JG
11 Oct 1909 Lieutenant
13 Dec 1915 Lt Commander
1 Dec 1919 Commander
1 Dec 1923 Captain
30 Nov 1929 Rear Admiral Chief, 2nd Division, Naval General Staff
1 Dec 1931 Chief of Staff, First Fleet and Combined Fleet
20 May 1933 Chief of Staff, Combined Fleet and First Fleet
1 Sep 1933 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Sep 1933 Director, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy / Member of Admirals' Committee
15 Nov 1934 Vice Admiral
2 Dec 1935 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
1 Feb 1936 Commander, Training Fleet
1 Dec 1936 Commander-in-chief, Second Fleet
1 Dec 1937 Commander-in-chief, Combined Fleet and First Fleet
30 Aug 1939 Minister of Navy
5 Sep 1940 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Nov 1940 Admiral Military Councillor
10 Nov 1942 Commander-in-chief, China Area Fleet
1 Dec 1943 Military Councillor
14 Dec 1943 Military Councillor / Commandant, Naval College
15 Mar 1944 Military Councillor
3 May 1944 Commander-in-chief, Yokosuka Naval District / Member of Admirals' Committee
2 Aug 1944 Military Councillor
1 Jun 1945 Reserve
14 Nov 1966 died (81)


Preceded by
Kato Takayoshi
CinC, Second Fleet
1 Dec 1936 - 1 Dec 1937
Succeeded by
Shimada Shigetaro
Preceded by
Nagano Osami
CinC, Combined Fleet and First Fleet
1 Dec 1937 - 30 Aug 1939
Succeeded by
Yamamoto Isoroku
Preceded by
Yonai Mitsumasa
Minister of Navy
30 Aug 1939 - 5 Sept 1940
Succeeded by
Oikawa Koshiro
Preceded by
Koga Mineichi
CinC, China Area Fleet
10 Nov 1942 - 1 Dec 1943
Succeeded by
Kondo Nobutake
Preceded by
Oikawa Koshiro
Commandant, Naval College
14 Dec 1943 - 15 Mar 1944
Succeeded by
Ito Seiichi
Preceded by
Toyoda Soemu
CinC, Yokosuka Naval District
3 May 1944 - 2 Aug 1944
Succeeded by
Nomura Naokuni