Nisei female. Born December 20, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Incarcerated at Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled first in Denver, Colorado and later in Chicago, Illinois. Former witness chair for Chicago area hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) and former chairperson of the JACL Chicago chapter's redress committee. Chiye Tomihiro passed away on October 21, 2012.