7682: Takayoshi Yokota

7682: Takayoshi Yokota

Takayoshi Yokota

He was born on 23 March 1922. He was a sawmill hand employed by Johnston Sash & Door Company, foot of South Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yasu Yokota (mother; nee Yasu Deauchi or Oeauchi) and Gunjiro Yokota [possibly Gonjiro Yokota] (father). His home address is listed as 352 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Albreda, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 March 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Albreda, BC
Reel
C-9376 (231-236)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7682
Name Takayoshi Yokota

Metadata

Title

7682: Takayoshi Yokota

Credits

Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
Publication Information: See Terms of Use for publication and licensing information.

Terminology

Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.