3003: Isoji Yamashita

3003: Isoji Yamashita

Isoji Yamashita

He was born on 03 June 1888. He was a self-employed rooming house proprietor. His family includes Etsuko Yamashita wife), Yetsu Yamashita (wife; Yetsu Yamada), Elizabeth Michiko Yamashita (daughter), Bruce Haruo Yamashita (son), David Kiyoshi Yamashita (son) and Gordon Teruo Yamashita (son). His home address is listed as 48 1/2 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 500 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 June 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan Extension, BC
C-9333 (6-13)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3003
Name Isoji Yamashita



3003: Isoji Yamashita


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