Kaye Akiyama

Kaye Akiyama

He was born on 03 June 1922. He was a hardware clerk employed by Akiyama & Sons, 368 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kin Akiyama (mother; nee Kin Shirai), Tarokichi Akiyama (father), Minoru Akiyama (brother), Joe Akiyama (brother), Hiro Akiyama (brother), and Fumiko Akiyama (sister). His home address is listed as 368 1/2 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sheridan Nurseries, Sheridan, ON; Petawawa, ON; Angler, ON; and 14 Ross Street, Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKaye
SurnameAkiyama
Regularized NameKaye Akiyama
Custodian Identification Number563
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSheridan, ON
ResidencePetawawa, ON
ResidenceAngler, ON
ResidenceToronto, ON

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