December 12, 1941Father Leopold Henry Tibesar wrote this letter about the predicament Japanese US citizens found themselves in just after the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan. Father Leo read his letter at a meeting just five days after the attack.

Rev Leopold Henry Tibesar letter re Japanese plight in America 12 December 1941

Rev. Leopold Henry Tibesar’s letter re: the Japanese immigrants plight in America just after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941 – letter was read by Father Leo at a meeting on 12 December 1941

Leopold Henry “Father Leo” –> Joseph Nicholas –> Maximillian Tibesar –> (this lineage has not yet been fully identified)