Yoshiaki Fujitani
Military Intelligence Service

GI Bill and Marriage

Yoshiaki Fujitani

On the GI Bill, Yoshiaki attends the University of Chicago (1947 - 1952) where he studies religion.

While in Chicago he renews his acquaintance with Tomi Kitahata whom he met on a blind date years earlier. In 1949, Yoshiaki and Tomi marry. Two years later, their first of three children is born.

With a family to support, Yoshiaki works as a shipping clerk at the Illinois Engine Exchange.