9736: Eiko Yanagisawa

9736: Eiko Yanagisawa

Eiko Yanagisawa

She was born on 06 November 1920. Her maiden name is Eiko Haraga. She was a waitress employed by Ernie’s Lunch Shop, Powell Street and Main Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Sugi Harue (mother; nee Sugi Yamamura), Masatsuga Haraga (father), Katsuhito Yanagisawa (husband; married on 27 March 1942 in Vancouver, BC). Her home address is listed as 1766 Franklin Street, Vancouver, BC. Pine Grove, BC and Rural Route No. 1, Abbotsford, BC are listed as a former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to London, ON.
Sex F
Date of Birth 06 November 1920
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
London, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9393 (2259-2263)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9736
Name Eiko Yanagisawa



9736: Eiko Yanagisawa


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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