9807: Mitsuko Yamashita

9807: Mitsuko Yamashita

Mitsuko Yamashita

She was born on 24 October 1913. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Mitsuko Kenno. Her family includes Tsuneyoshi Yamashita (husband), Kazue Yamashita (daughter), Kuniko Yamashita (daughter), Frank Yamashita [also listed as Tsunehiko Yamashita] (son), Yae Kenno (mother; nee Yae Tehara), and Kajiro Kenno (father). Her home address is listed as 756 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and she was exiled to Japan 2 August 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 24 October 1913
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9394 (1171-1189)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9807
Name Mitsuko Yamashita



9807: Mitsuko Yamashita


Metadata Author: Aiying Yuan
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