Interrupted Lives: Japanese American Students
at the University of Washington, 1941–1942

Nikkei Students at the University of Washington

Henry Isamu Daty
Hometown
Seattle
UW Major / Department
A&S
Class
Fr
Assembly Center
Puyallup
Relocation Center
Minidoka
Military Service
Military Intelligence
Henry I. Daty volunteered for the US Army and served in the 77th Infantry Division's Counter-Intelligence Corps. After the war he worked for many years in Japan. He later worked in the New York offices of C.T. Takahashi & Company and later opened his own company, H.I. Daty. In 1984, he was awarded the Third Class Order of the Sacred Treasure by the Emperor. Henry I. Daty also helped establish the Japanese American Memorial Foundation to create a memorial to honor Japanese Americans who died in military service.
Henry Daty died on 3 January 2004 in Ardsley, New York.

 

Source: Article in the Tayori.
Bibliography and other sources:
"Henry I. Daty: A Life of Quiet Altruism." Tayori: Newsletter of Nikkei Concerns 28(2) (Sum. 2004): 8.

"First Class Reunion for Former Internee." Seattle Times 10 November 1990, p. A4.

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