1245: Misuye Yoshida

1245: Misuye Yoshida

Misuye Yoshida

Yoshida was born on 10 October 1919. Her maiden name is Misuye Suzuki. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shuni Suzuki (mother; nee Shuni Deguchi; in Japan), Shosaburo Suzuki (father; in Japan), Takeo Yoshida (husband), and Shoichi Suzuki (brother). She lived in Ucluelet, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC. Her listed seized property includes: household belongings; sewing machine.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 October 1919
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Bridge River, BC
C-9316 (1536-1544)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1245
Name Misuye Yoshida
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 16 May 1946



1245: Misuye Yoshida


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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