1672: Kumakichi Yoshida

1672: Kumakichi Yoshida

Kumakichi Yoshida

Yoshida was born on 3 February 1903. He was a fisherman. His family includes Fukumatsu Yoshida (father), Toku Yoshida (mother), Kinoye Yoshida (wife; nee Kinoye Nishi), Kumiko Yoshida (daughter; born 22 November 1931), and Michike Yoshida (daughter; 28 January 1942). His home address is listed as Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan BC. His listed seized property includes part of a lot in the Nanaimo District, household belongings such as furniture and kitchen utensils, and a fishing boat named “Jack Point II”.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 February 1903
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
C-9323 (192-260)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1672
Name Kumakichi Yoshida
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 07 March 1947



1672: Kumakichi Yoshida


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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