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Wesley K. Watanabe

Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born May 20, 1935, in Tacoma, Washington. Spent early childhood in Kent, Washington, and was removed with family to the Pinedale Assembly Center at age seven. Family was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and then moved to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled and attended grade school and high school in Chicago, Illinois. Completed dental school at the University of Chicago, eventually opening private dental practice in Chicago.


Wesley K. Watanabe Interview — ddr-densho-1000-166
July 4, 2004. Klamath Falls, Oregon.
01:00:37 — 23 segments.
Wesley K. Watanabe