Minamoto no Okitada (源致公)

MINAMOTO no Okitada (957 - September 1018) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid-Heian period. He was adopted by MINAMOTO no Mitsusue, the third son of Seiwa-Genji (Minamoto clan) MINAMOTO no Tsunemoto; he was a son of MINAMOTO no Tadakata, who was the eldest son of MINAMOTO no Takaakira, Daigo-Genji (Minamoto clan) and Sadaijin (Minister of the Left), and is said to have been a model of Hikaru Genji. He succeeded to the family head of the line of MINAMOTO no Mitsusue, Seiwa-Genji.

He became Hyobujo (Secretary of the Ministry of War), Jugoinojo (Junior Fifth Rank, Upper Grade), and Shimosa no kuni no kami (Governor of Shimosa Province). In the spring of 991, he and MINAMOTO no Yorimitsu defeated ogres. He died at the age of 62 in September 1018.

His children included MINAMOTO no Mitsusue (Shikibu no jo (Secretary of the Ministry of Ceremonial), Echizen no kami (Governor of Echizen Province), and Jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade)), and his descendants included MINAMOTO no Sadatoshi (Daizen no daibu (Master of the Palace Table), Echizen no kami, Shurishiki (Office of Palace Repairs), Hyogo no jo, Jushiinoge (Junior Forth Rank, Lower Grade)), MINAMOTO no Noritaka, MINAMOTO no Narisada (Musashi no suke (vice governor of Musashi no kuni)), MINAMOTO no Narisane (Musashi no suke and Izu no kami (Governor of Izu Province)), MINAMOTO no Tametsune (kebiishi (officials with judicial and police powers) Uemon no jo (the third ranked official of the Right Division of Outer Palace Guards), then exiled to Oki Province; details are unknown), MINAMOTO no Suenobu, MINAMOTO no Tadamitsu (Harima no suke (assistant governor of Harima Province)), MINAMOTO no Takayuki (Daigaku no suke (Assistant Director of the Bureau of Education)), and MINAMOTO no Tadamasa (Kogo no miya Jicho).