12640: Tomeko Hayashi

12640: Tomeko Hayashi

Tomeko Hayashi

She was born on 5 October 1913. Her maiden name is Tomeko Asaoka. She was a dressmaker and dry cleaner who owned Bay Cleaners at 788 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Hisa Asaoka (mother), Yosoya Asaoka (father), Sannosuke Hayashi (husband), Kenichi Hayashi (son), Hiroshi Hayashi (son), and Teruo Hayashi (son). Her home address is listed as 236 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 788 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 05 October 1913
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan Extension, BC
Reel
C-9416 (1103-1110)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12640
Name Tomeko Hayashi

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12640: Tomeko Hayashi

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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