Gosaku Yokota Family

Gosaku Yokota was born in 1889 in Yawata, Gunma Prefecture. Gosaku married Ume Yoshida who was born in 1898 also in Yawata, Gunma Prefecture.

Gosaku and Ume had the following children:

            Eiko (1921 in Ventura)

            Shuichi (1923 in Los Angeles)

            Miyeko (or Mieko) (1936)

            Masako (1940)

In 1940 Gosaku and his family were farming Ranch #2 (according to the Rafu Shimpo annual directory) which is near the San Pedro/Palos Verdes border.       They were sent to Heart Mountain in Wyoming. After the war Gosaku and Ume returned to Southern California. Gosaku died in 1984 and Ume passed away in 1999 at the age of 100.