Rev. Kogan Yoshizumi (1894-1975) was the Buddhist priest of the Soto Mission of Aiea in Hawaii on Oahu. Rev. Yoshizumi was
arrested and detained at Sand Island after the attack on Pearl Harbor and was subsequently transferred to a series of detention
centers on the mainland. This collection documents his World War II journey through his collected correspondence.
Reverend Kogan Yoshizumi was born on May 10, 1894. He was admitted to the Territory of Hawaii on October 10, 1927. From
1927, Yoshizumi was the Buddhist priest of the Soto Mission of Aiea on Oahu.
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