Denver post office renamed in honor of World War II veteran
DENVER — George Sakato, a Japanese American, fought poverty and racial discrimination, and in 2000 he received the Medal of Honor for his service in World War II. Friday, he was honored posthumously as a post office was renamed in his honor. Born Feb. 19, 1921, in Colton, California, George “Joe“ Sakato worked hard with his six siblings at the family barbershop.