9106: Yoneko Kakutani

9106: Yoneko Kakutani

Yoneko Kakutani

She was born on 11 May 1919. She was a dressmaking student at the Academy of Useful Arts. Her family includes Mikiye Kakutani (mother; nee Mikiye Okuno), and Genichi Kakutani (father). Her home address is listed as 322 East 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and Britannia Beach, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 11 May 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
Britannia Beach
C-9389 (443-445)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9106
Name Yoneko Kakutani



9106: Yoneko Kakutani


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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