Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation

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"Enemy Alien" Detainees at Angel Island or Sharp Park

AIISF is researching Japanese immigrants from Hawaii and the continental U.S. as well as those from Germany and Italy who were briefly detained on Angel Island during World War II by the U.S. Department of Justice. This research is being funded by the Japanese American Confinement Sites fund of the National Park Service, and we wish to express our appreciation to them for supporting this project.

In addition to the War Relocation Authority (WRA) camps such as Tule Lake, Manzanar and Topaz, located across the western half of the United States, which housed approximately 120,000 Japanese Americans including American born U.S. citizens and Japanese immigrants, an additional 7,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese Latin Americans were arrested by the Department of Justice and detained in camps such as Lordsburg and Santa Fe, New Mexico, Missoula, Montana, and Crystal City, Texas. A number of them, including approximately 700 from Hawaii and at least 70 from the West Coast, spent a few weeks at Angel Island before being sent to the locations listed above. For most of them, wartime saw them be sent from camp to camp, separated from their loved ones who were either at home in Hawaii or relocated to WRA camps. Our records so far also show approximately 20 German immigrants and 20 Italian immigrants who spent some time on Angel Island.

The list details those who we believe spent some time on Angel Island during World War II. Use the "filter" box to search for specific names or countries of origin. To browse the entire list, click on the down arrow next to the Display box and select All. If you know any of these people, or their descendants, who might be able to help tell their stories about their time on Angel Island and elsewhere, please let us know how to reach them or forward our email address to them (info@aiisf.org). We may also be able to help the families find their relatives' wartime files from Department of Justice records now at NARA. Please also contact us if you know of others who may have been detained on Angel Island during World War II but are not on this list.
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File Number First Name Family Name Hometown / State Detention Location in
CA
Source of Information Country of Origin
WI-52-CI Guido Bosoni Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Italy
16-43-I-2-CI Gaspere Bossio Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Italy
19-4-I-73-CI Alfredo G Celli Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Italy
Masayuki Chikuma Hawaii Angel Island/Fort McDowell Ganbare, (published 1982) Japan
Takahiko Chinen Hawaii Angel Island/Fort McDowell Ganbare, (published 1982) Japan
Rose Cord Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Germany
19-4-I-203-CI Albert D Crocco Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Germany
19-4-I-140-CI Mariano Cugno Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Italy
19-4-I-170-CI Gaetano De Renzi Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Italy
Rentaro Degawa Hawaii Angel Island/Fort McDowell Ganbare, (published 1982) Japan
Ichiro Deki Hawaii Sharp Park Ganbare, (published 1982) Japan
Jyosen Deme Hawaii Angel Island/Fort McDowell Ganbare, (published 1982) Japan
WI-51-CI Edward (Edoardo) Dinucci Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Italy
Sutematsu Endo Hawaii Angel Island/Fort McDowell Ganbare, (published 1982) Japan
Daetthorn Erich Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Germany
19-4-I-218-CI V Ferrari Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Italy
16-5-G-6-CI Johann G Fock Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Germany
19-4-G-122-CI Ernest O Fox Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Germany
19-36-G-242-CI Albert Gustav Froese Unknown at this time Angel Island or Sharp Park NARA College Park files - Detainees funds lists Germany
Hego Fuchino Hawaii Angel Island/Fort McDowell Ganbare, (published 1982) Japan
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