5896: Tsuruye Yoshida

5896: Tsuruye Yoshida

Tsuruye Yoshida

She was born on 31 May 1908. Her maiden name is Tsuruye Ishida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tane Ishida (mother; nee Tane Oye), Yokichi Ishida (father), Yonekichi Yoshida (husband), Kaoru Yoshida (daughter), Shigeyuki Yoshida (son), and Etsuko Yoshida (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 15, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 31 May 1908
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Grand Forks, BC
C-9362 (1042-1045)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5896
Name Tsuruye Yoshida



5896: Tsuruye Yoshida


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