10165: Mataichi Yoshimura

10165: Mataichi Yoshimura

Mataichi Yoshimura

He was born on 1 January 1877. He was a shingle worker employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company. His family includes Koharu Yoshimura (wife; nee Koharu Otome), Yasuemon Yoshimura (father), Suna Yoshimura (mother; nee Suna Kirihara). He lived in Mission City, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 January 1877
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9397 (1049-1056)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10165
Name Mataichi Yoshimura

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10165: Mataichi Yoshimura

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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