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

Nikkei Students at the University of Washington

Dorrie Sumi Akimoto
Hometown
Seattle
UW Major / Department
A&S
Class
So
Assembly Center
Relocation Center
Minidoka
Dorrie Sumi Akimoto studied drama at the University of Washington before she was incarcerated at Minidoka. She married George Abe in 1942 and had five children. She worked in the Veteran's Administration and as a piano teacher. Dorrie Akimoto Abe died in Seattle on May 23, 1999

 

Source: Fuyo Kai Reunion booklet; University of Washington Office of the Registrar; Seattle P.I. death notice 5/27/1999

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