Yasuko Asano

Yasuko Asano

She was born on 27 July 1913. Her maiden name is Yasuko Harada. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Etsu Harada (mother), Yokaro Harada (father), Rokujiro Asano (husband), Akira Asano (son), Akemi Asano (daughter), Ken Asano (son), Masashi Asano (son), and Tamotsu Asano (son). Her home address is listed as 342 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameYasuko Asano
Custodian Identification Number384
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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