Yuriko Hatanaka

Yuriko Hatanaka

She was born on 14 September 1920. Her married name is Yuriko Saito. She is also listed in the files as Yuriko Lily Hatanaka. She was an office clerk employed by M. Furuya Company, 318 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Masae Hatanaka (mother; nee Masae Miwazaki), Shuzu Hatanaka (father), and Kanao Saito (husband). Her home address is listed as 43 East & 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameYuriko Hatanaka
Custodian Identification Number8026
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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