Japanese American chaplain

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Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

Original caption: Japanese-American Chaplain. This newly-commissioned U.S. Army Chaplain is Lieut. Hiro Higuchi, a native of Hawaii, of Japanese parentage. He is now in training at Harvard, and is the second chaplain of Japanese ancestry to receive a commission in the U.S. Army Chaplains Corps. Higuchi is 36, married, and has a seven year old son. He has attended Oberlin College and the Universities of Hawaii and California. He represents the Congregational Christian Communion. 1943.



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Courtesy of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee and the U.S. Army

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