10161: Isamu Yamamoto

10161: Isamu Yamamoto

Isamu Yamamoto

He was born on 11 August 1921. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company. His family includes Koichi Yamamoto (father) and Yoshi Yamamoto (mother; nee Yoshi Maruyama). He lived in Stave Falls, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon and Hunter Siding, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 August 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Hunter Siding, BC
Reel
C-9397 (1021-1025)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10161
Name Isamu Yamamoto

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Title

10161: Isamu Yamamoto

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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