1191: Chujiro Yoshida

1191: Chujiro Yoshida

Chujiro Yoshida

Yoshida was born on 15 July 1902. He was a rooming house proprietor. His family includes Hisa Yoshida (mother; nee Hisa Mitsuhashi; in Japan), Sadajiro Yoshida (father; in Japan), Murako Yoshida (wife; nee Murako Uchida), Fumie Yoshida (daughter; born on 02 December 1934; or Fumie Marina), Hiroshi Yoshida [possibly Horoshi Yoshida] (son; born on 06 February 1937), Tadao Yoshida (son; born on 16 March 1939). He lived at 456 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC and/or 138 Water Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Blue River, BC, New Denver, BC, and then Kaslo, BC. His listed seized property includes: sewing machine.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 July 1902
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Blue River, BC
New Denver, BC
Kaslo, BC
C-9316 (323-334)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1191
Name Chujiro Yoshida
Not Before: 05 November 1942
Not After: 19 June 1946



1191: Chujiro Yoshida


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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