5048: Miyakichi Yesaki

5048: Miyakichi Yesaki

Miyakichi Yesaki

He was born on 6 May 1899. He was a fisherman employed by Great West Packing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yuki Yesaki (mother; nee Yuki Yesaki), Jinshiro Yesaki (father), Sunae Yesaki (wife), Sachiyo Yesaki (daughter), Tadashi Yesaki (son), Tamotsu Yesaki (son), Mitsuo Yesaki (son), Shiro Yesaki (son), and Itsuo Yesaki (son). His home address is listed as Dyke East of No. 2 Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB and Iron Springs, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 May 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Picture Butte, AB
Iron Springs, AB
Reel
C-9351 (1848-1930)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5048
Name Miyakichi Yesaki

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5048: Miyakichi Yesaki

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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