Edison Uno (1929–1976) was a Japanese American civil rights advocate, best known for opposing laws used to implement the mass preventative detention of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II.
Uno was born in 1929 in Los Angeles, California. In 1942, Uno was interned with his parents and siblings at the Granada War Relocation Center in Colorado. Not long after, he was transferred to the Crystal City Internment Camp in Texas where he remained for the duration of World War II.
Following the war, Uno graduated from Los Angeles State College in political science. He later became involved in academia and various civil rights issues. Uno was active in grand jury reform, as well as in such civil rights issues as the Wendy Yoshimura Defense Fund, Title II Repeal, Redress for Evacuation, and the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and worked on Farewell to Manzanar television program.
- "Online Archive of California: Finding Aid for the Edison Uno Papers, 1964-1976". Retrieved 2011-09-16.
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