Born in Inglewood, she is the youngest of nine children.
Presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt. "...this order authorized the evacuation of all persons deemed a threat to national security from the West Coast to relocation centers further inland. In the next 6 months, over 100,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry were moved to assembly centers"("Executive Order 9066...").
She was only 7 years old at the time
Jeanne's second-oldest brother (Woody) is drafted into the military
"...declaring that, effective January 2, 1945, Japanese-American “evacuees” from the West Coast could return to their homes. During the course of World War II, 10 Americans were convicted of spying for Japan, but not one of them was of Japanese ancestry"("Roosevelt Signs...").
World War II ends with the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers
She is eleven years old when she leaves the camp
Goes with her husband and two kids