Matsudaira Sukekuni (松平資訓)
Sukekuni MATSUDAIRA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and Kyoto shoshidai (The Kyoto deputy) in the Edo period. He was the second lord of the Hamamatsu Domain in Totomi Province, the first lord of the Mikawa-Yoshida Domain in Mikawa Province, and then changed the territory back to become the first lord of the Hamamatsu Domain. The third head of the Honjo Matsudaira family.
He was born as the second son of a taishin hatamoto (greater vassal) Katsuyoshi SANO. Because his nephew Munemitsu MATSUDAIRA died young, he was adopted by the lord of the Hamamatsu Domain Suketoshi MATSUDAIRA and took over as the head of the family. Later, he served as Kyoto shoshidai and joined the shogunate government.
1723: He inherited the Matsudaira family. 1729: He changed the territory to Mikawa Yoshida-jo Castle. 1741: He became a sojaban (an official in charge of the ceremonies). 1749: He became Kyoto shoshidai and changed the territory to Totoumi Hamamatsu-jo Castle. 1752: He died at 53.
Career of job grade
1714: Jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade), Zusho no kami (Director of the Bureau of Drawings and Books)
1718: Bungo no kami (governor of Bungo Province)
1748: Jushiinoge (Junior Fourth Rank, Lower Grade)
1749: Jiju (a chamberlain)