6537: Toshiko Yamashita

6537: Toshiko Yamashita

Toshiko Yamashita

She was born on 17 October 1915. Her maiden name is Toshiko Kanzaki. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fude Kanzaki (mother; nee Fude Miyoshi), Tokiji Kanzaki (father), Yoshio Yamashita [also listed as Henry Yamashita] (husband), and Yoshiji Yamashita [possibly Toshiji Yamashita] (son). Her home address is listed as 6057 Boulevard, Vancouver, BC and 32-15th Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 17 October 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9365 (1999-2005)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6537
Name Toshiko Yamashita



6537: Toshiko Yamashita


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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