Aya Uenishi Medrud
Nisei female. Born April 9, 1925, in Malden, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, Washington, before being removed with family to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. From Minidoka, relocated with family to Utica, New York. Worked in Japan for the U.S. Army of Occupation, and for the Tokyo General Army Hospital during the Korean War. Married a U.S. Air Force officer and eventually moved to Boulder, Colorado. A Quaker and pacifist, Ms. Medrud continued her work with numerous civic organizations.
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