Governor signing the Washington State Redress Bill

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Kinoshita Collection

Governor John Spellman of Washington State signs a state bill allocating redress payments of $5,000 each for thirty-eight Nisei state employees who lost their jobs during World War II due to their Japanese ancestry. Front row (left to right): Cherry Kinoshita, Governor John Spellman, Miye Ishihara, and Frank Kinomoto. Back: unidentified, Representative Gary Locke, Paul Ellis, Representative Art Wang, unidentified, unidentified, Senator George Fleming, Mako Nakagawa, Ron Sims, and Michi Maebori.

May 13, 1983


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  • Kinoshita, Cherry
  • Spellman, John
  • Ishihara, Miye
  • Kinomoto, Frank
  • Locke, Gary
  • Ellis, Paul
  • Wang, Art
  • Fleming, George
  • Nakagawa, Mako
  • Sims, Ron
  • Maebori, Michi


Courtesy of the Kinoshita Family Collection

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