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

Nikkei Students at the University of Washington

George Gojio
Hometown
UW Major / Department
Engr
Class
So
Assembly Center
Puyallup
Relocation Center
Minidoka
Military Service
MIS
George Gojio and his family were incarcerated in Puyallup andwas a sophomore when his education was interrupted and then he was incarcerated at Minidoka and upon his release he relocated to Salt Lake City, Utah. He never returned to higher education, but he did marry Margaret Minato and eventually had three children. He was drafted into the United States Army, trained at Yale University as a member of the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) and served in Japan as an interpreter. After the war, he was employed at Boeing as a template maker, draftsman and eventually as an engineer. George Gojio died on November 16th, 1980.

 

Source: biographical survey
Last Modified: Monday, April 20, 2009

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