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George Akimoto

 (1922 - 2010)
George Akimoto was active/lived in California.  George Akimoto is known for airplane, aerodynamic images, modernist painting, movie posters.

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George Akimoto (1922-2010) He was interned at the Stockton fairgrounds during World War II, and then sent to the relocation camp at Rohwer, Ark. - along with more than 8,000 Japanese Americans from San Joaquin County and the Los Angeles area. Akimoto made a name for himself drawing the cartoon Lil Dan'l for the Rohwer Outpost before moving on to a successful career in movie and commercial art.

One of Stockton's native sons, through adversity of having to go through Rohwer, rose above such adversity and went on to have such a distinguished and productive life in the motion picture and aviation industries.

Akimoto's series of internment camp comics were on display for the Stockton Buddhist Temple's centennial celeb   ...  Displaying 750 of 2118 characters.

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