1430: Takeo Yoshida

1430: Takeo Yoshida

Takeo Yoshida

Yoshida was born on 27 August 1914. He was a fisherman. His family includes Mitsu Yoshida (mother; nee Mitsu Kariya; in Japan), Inosuke Yoshida (father; in Japan), Misuye Yoshida (wife; nee Misuye Suzuki; in Japan), Mitsuko Yamada (daughter; born on 11 June 1943), and Mieko Yoshida [formerly Mieko Takagaki] (adopted daughter). He lived in Ucluelet, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC, Coleman, ON, and Toronto, ON. His listed seized property includes: house; household belongings; boat “Red Wing.”
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 August 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Bridge River, BC
Coleman, ON
Toronto, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9319 (568-583)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1430
Name Takeo Yoshida
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 01 October 1949



1430: Takeo Yoshida


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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