9314: Sesaku Yamada

9314: Sesaku Yamada

Sesaku Yamada

He was born on 25 December 1898. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Cedar Limited. His family includes Kakutaro Yamada (father), Shigeko Yamada (wife; nee Shigeko Watanabe), Nobuo Yamada (son) and Kiyoko Yamada (daughter). His home address is listed as Grand Avenue, Mission, BC. Dewdney, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lachwood Clinic, 300 Blood Street, Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 December 1898
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9390 (724-732)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9314
Name Sesaku Yamada

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9314: Sesaku Yamada

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Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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