6977: Iwakichi Yoshihara

6977: Iwakichi Yoshihara

Iwakichi Yoshihara

He was born on 15 March 1875. He was a fisherman. His family includes Saki Yoshihara (mother; deceased at time of file), Seikichi Yoshihara (father; deceased at time of file), and Shiyo Yoshihara (wife; nee Shiyo Sakai). His former addresses are listed as Clayoquot, BC and Rural Route #1, Whonnock BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 March 1875
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lillooet, BC
C-9370 (1802-1874)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6977
Name Iwakichi Yoshihara
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 10 November 1950



6977: Iwakichi Yoshihara


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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