List of Japanese Americans

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This is a list of Japanese Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants, but not Japanese nationals living or working in the US. The list includes a brief description of their reason for notability.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Japanese American or must have references showing they are Japanese American and are notable.

Arts and architecture[edit]

Business and economics[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

History[edit]

Literature and poetry[edit]

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Martial arts[edit]

Military[edit]

Politics, law and government[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Sports[edit]

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References[edit]

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  4. ^ Diaz, Johnny (2012). "Anchored Woman: WFOR's Shannon Hori Is Proud of Her Heritage and Her Career". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved July 9, 2016. 
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  8. ^ Yamamoto, J.K. (2013). "Veteran Nisei Journalist Harry Honda Dies at 93". Rafu Shimpo. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 
  9. ^ McWhorter, A.J. (2010). "Kauai-born Journalist Covered Globe". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved July 10, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Japan Honors Lori Matsukawa for Her US-Japan Contributions". The North American Post. 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Yuki Noguchi". NPR. 2016. Retrieved July 9, 2016. 
  12. ^ "James Omura". Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project. 2016. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Larry Tajiri". Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project. 2016. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Anchoring California". Goldsea. 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Wendy Tokuda: More Than Just Reporting". jackienared. 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Gordon Tokumatsu". NBC Los Angeles. 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2016. 
  17. ^ Gregg K. Kakesako (March 31, 2004). "An Inspiration for a Generation". Honolulu Star Bulletin. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  18. ^ Williams, Rudi (May 19, 1999). "An Asian Pacific American Timeline". American Forces Press Service. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Obituary: Sanji Abe", The New York Times, December 3, 1982, retrieved 2009-12-28 
  20. ^ Whitehead, John S. (2004), Completing the union: Alaska, Hawai'i, and the battle for statehood, American Histories of the Frontier Series, UNM Press, pp. 79, 83, 194–195, 370, ISBN 978-0-8263-3637-8