10783: Seitaro Yamaoka

10783: Seitaro Yamaoka

Seitaro Yamaoka

He was born on 15 July 1883. He had shares in lumber mill Powell Lumber and Fuel Company Limited. His family includes Hatsuo Yamaoka (wife), Nobuichi Yamaoka (son), Setsu Yamaoka (daughter), Kiyohiro Yamaoka (son), Sachiko Yamaoka (daughter), Yuriko Yamaoka (daughter). His home address is listed as 2348 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 July 1883
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Vernon, BC
C-9402 (1802-1911)
doc:C-9403 (1-81)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10783
Name Seitaro Yamaoka



10783: Seitaro Yamaoka


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