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

Nikkei Students at the University of Washington

Andrew Hasegawa
UW Major / Department
Assembly Center
Relocation Center
Military Service
After leaving Minidoka, Andrew Hasegawa joined the army and served in the Military Intelligence Service stationed in Japan. After the war he moved to Kansas and attended Baker University where he earned a BA in chemistry and biology. He later received a MS in pharmacology from the University of Illinois in 1950. After graduation he worked at the University of Chicago's US Air Force Radiation Laboratory and later as a medical researcher at the VA Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin. Andrew Hasegawa was a well-known researcher in the field of kidney stones publishing more than 80 scientific articles. In 1953, Andrew Hasegawa married Chiyoko Nishioka and they adopted a daughter, Amy, in 1974. Andrew Hasegawa died on 8 January 2004 in Madison, Wisconsin.


Source: Biographical form and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel obituary 1/10/2004
Last Modified: Wednesday, August 04, 2010

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