4164: John Yamamoto

4164: John Yamamoto

John Yamamoto

He was born on 1 July 1923. He was a fisherman employed by Imperial Cannery, B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Kumano Yamamoto (mother; nee Kumano Shishido) and Shinsuke Yamamoto (father). His home address is listed as House No. 2, Pacific Coast Cannery, Steveston, BC. Pier Box 17, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 July 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Picture Butte, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9342 (1039-1059)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4164
Name John Yamamoto



4164: John Yamamoto


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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