From the Gresham Outlook:
"Kaz was born Oct. 9, 1919, in Troutdale, the second of eight children, to Bukichi and Yoshino (Yamakado) Fujii, both Japanese immigrants. Kaz and his siblings attended Troutdale Grade School. He graduated from Gresham High School in 1937.
Everyone worked on the 49-acre family farm on Cherry Park Road, where they raised cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, brussels sprouts and berries; including blackberries, raspberries, boysenberries, loganberries and strawberries."