5421: Torakuma Yanoshita

5421: Torakuma Yanoshita

Torakuma Yanoshita

He was born on 12 December 1881. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Kita Yanoshita (mother), Manzo Yanoshita (father), Ichi Yanoshita (first wife; nee Ichi Fukuda), Hatsumi Yanoshita [possibly Hatsue Yanoshita] (second wife; nee Hatsumi Koga or Hatsue Koga), Sakae Yanoshita (daughter), Dick Ko Yanoshita (son), and Kozuko Yanoshita (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB and Coaldale, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 December 1881
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Raymond, AB
Coaldale, AB
Reel
C-9357 (237-359)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5421
Name Torakuma Yanoshita

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5421: Torakuma Yanoshita

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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