Ayako Atagi

Ayako Atagi

She was born on 9 July 1919. She was a doctor’s assistant employed by Dr. Kozo Shimotakahara at 210 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kane Atagi (mother; nee Kane Mayashi) and Kiyomatsu Atagi (father). Her home address is listed as 210 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Quathiaski Cove, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameAyako Atagi
Custodian Identification Number13129
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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