John Kats Marumoto

Nisei male. Born 1927 in Terminal Island, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, where father was a fisherman. Lived in Japan for a short time in 1941. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved to Compton after the Japanese Americans were excluded from Terminal Island. Removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, worked on a fishing boat in Mexico. Drafted into the military in the 1950s and served in Japan. After the war, returned to California.


John Kats Marumoto Interview — ddr-densho-1000-322
June 28, 2011. Los Angeles, California.
02:18:28 — 26 segments.
John Kats Marumoto