10579: Torazo Yamagata

10579: Torazo Yamagata

Torazo Yamagata

He was born on 2 September 1876. His name is also listed in the file as George Yamagata. He was a fisherman. His family includes Momoe Yamagata (wife). #14 Iverness Cannery House, Skeena River, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 September 1876
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Vancouver, BC
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9401 (330-337)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10579
Name Torazo Yamagata

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10579: Torazo Yamagata

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Metadata Author: Isabelle D. Tupas
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