13777: Mitsuye Yoshikawa

13777: Mitsuye Yoshikawa

Mitsuye Yoshikawa

She was born on 22 May 1915. Her maiden name is Mitsuye Teramura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Ito Teramura (mother; nee Ito Nishimura), Sotojiro Teramura (father), Iwajiro Yoshikawa (husband), Dorothy Yoshikawa [also listed as Tomaye Yoshikawa] (daughter), and Mary Yoshikawa [also listed as Miwako Yoshikawa] (daughter). Port Alberni, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Salmon Arm, BC and Skimikin, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 22 May 1915
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Salmon Arm, BC
Skimikin, BC
Locations before uprooting
Port Alberni
C-9425 (17-27)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13777
Name Mitsuye Yoshikawa



13777: Mitsuye Yoshikawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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