11488: Masano Akiyama

11488: Masano Akiyama

Masano Akiyama

She was born on 15 March 1895. She was a dressmaker employed by OK Cleaners. Her family includes Mojy Kobayashi (father), Yayoi Kobayashi (mother; nee Yayoi Takekawa), Kametaro Akiyama (husband), Marie Akiyama (daughter), and Shinno Akiyama (son). Her home address is listed as 500 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 15 March 1895
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9408 (750-755)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11488
Name Masano Akiyama

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11488: Masano Akiyama

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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