14674: Takakichi Yamada

14674: Takakichi Yamada

Takakichi Yamada

He was born on 28 February 1887. His name is also listed as Tokakichi Yamada. He was a sawmill worker employed by Cedar Cove Sash and Door Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tsuji Yamada (mother; nee Tsuji Umemoto), Yoshisuki Yamada (father), Mitsu Yamada (wife), Yoshiko Yamada (daughter), Takakazu Yamada (son), Fumiko Yamada (daughter), Masako Yamada (daughter), and Kazuo Yamada (son). 1815 Pine Street, Vancouver, BC and 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 February 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9429 (159-165)
Type Person
Custodian Number 14674
Name Takakichi Yamada



14674: Takakichi Yamada


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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