1183: Yaeko Katayama

1183: Yaeko Katayama

Yaeko Katayama

Katayama was born on 25 April 1920. She was a farmer. Her family includes Ishi Katayama (mother; nee Ishi Murakimi) and Gorosuke Katayama (father; deceased at time of file). She lived at 75 No. 9 Road, Steveston, BC with her parents and was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex F
Date of Birth 25 April 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Coaldale, AB
C-9316 (80-89)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1183
Name Yaeko Katayama
Not Before: 06 April 1942
Not After: 14 July 1945



1183: Yaeko Katayama


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