Yoshimatsu Haya

Yoshimatsu Haya

He was born on 1 August 1899. He was a fisherman employed by Todd & Son Packing Company, Beaver Cannery, Rivers Inlet, BC. His family includes Chiyo Haya (mother; nee Chiyo Nayashi, Chiyo Mayashi, or Chiyo Hayashi), Fusakichi Haya (father), Haruko Haya (wife; nee Haruko Kasiwara), Ichiro Haya (son), Chiyoko Haya (daughter), Yoshiko Haya (daughter), Hiroko Haya (daughter), and Tetsuo Haya (son). His home address is listed as House No. 20, Seventh Avenue and Dyke, Steveston, BC. P.O. Box 231, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Clinton, BC and Forest Grove, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYoshimatsu
SurnameHaya
Regularized NameYoshimatsu Haya
Custodian Identification Number4221
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceClinton, BC
ResidenceForest Grove, BC

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