Born in 1938; resided in Vancouver 1938-42
Interned in Tashme 1942 to 1946 (4-8 years old)
Resided: Raymond AB 1946-7, Lethbridge AB 1947-51
Returned to Vancouver 1951-1963; Templeton Jr HS; Britannia HS 1956.
Earned MASc Electrical Engineering UBC 1963
Married to Jane Tanaka Oct 1962, three children
Employment: Nortel Networks 1963-1989, Ottawa ON 1963-65, Red Bank NJ 1965-66, Aurora Il 1966-68; AT&T Labs 1989-2000, St Louis MO 1989-1995, Austin TX 1995-2000; Retired 2000 VP Network Technology.
Returned to Vancouver 2002 – present.
Dual Can/US citizen.
Involved with the Japanese Canadian community in Vancouver through volunteer work with the Nikkei National Museum, Sunshine Valley Tashme Museum and Tashme Historical Project website and more.