Tag: Norman Mineta

Norman Mineta’s portrait installed at the Smithsonian

Washington, D.C. –  Former Transportation and Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta was recognized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program with the installation of his portrait in a private ceremony at the Portrait Gallery…

Data: Norman Y. Mineta

Former Transportation and Commerce Secretary Born in 1931 to immigrant Japanese parents in San Jose, Calif., Mineta and his family were detained along with 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent at an internment camp during World War II. Mineta’s career in…