Heishiro Aoyama

Heishiro Aoyama

Aoyama was born on 08 January 1883. He was a mill worker employed by M. Furuya Limited, 322 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. No family is listed in his file, but he is listed as a widower. He lived at 512 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Leaverleigh Farm, Rural Route No. 1, Port Credit, ON and Tashme, BC. His listed seized property includes: household belongings.


Regularized NameHeishiro Aoyama
Custodian Identification Number1233
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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