Hidao Murata died Feb. 26, 1942, at age 52. An index card at Arroyo Grande District Cemetery says he is buried in plot A-93.
Hidao Murata died Feb. 26, 1942, at age 52. An index card at Arroyo Grande District Cemetery says he is buried in plot A-93. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
Hidao Murata died Feb. 26, 1942, at age 52. An index card at Arroyo Grande District Cemetery says he is buried in plot A-93. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

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October 28, 2016 8:36 PM

He was told he couldn’t avoid Japanese internment. He opted for suicide instead.

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .