Department of Justice memo from the United States Attorney Director of Oregon Carl C. Donaugh on the Matter of the Detention of Keizaburo Koyama, a Japanese alien

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Photocopy of a declassified memorandum from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney from the District of Oregon to the Attorney General in Washington, D.C., on the detention of Dr. Keizaburo Koyama. The filled out form letter notes that the FBI took Dr. Koyama into custody on December 10, 1941 in Portland, Oregon and that he is currently being held by the Immigration and Naturalization Service at Fort Missoula, Montana. The form states that the Alien Enemy Hearing Board and the United States Attorney for Oregon have determined it is in the best interest of the United State's government to expedite the processing of Dr. Koyama's case and has set February 2, 1942 for his hearing. The form stresses that any and all support letters, petitions, and documents on the case be immediately forwarded to the board for review no later than January 31st.

January 22, 1942



  • Donaugh, Carl C.
  • Koyama, Keizaburo
  • Koyama, Ken
  • Koyama, Keisaburo
  • Department of Justice
  • Alien Enemy Hearing Board

Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon