Yoshie Hiraga

Yoshie Hiraga

She was born on 10 March 1912. Her maiden name is Yoshie Kawade. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kaku Kawade (mother), Shinzaburo Kawade (father), Eigoro Hiraga (husband), Eichi Hiraga (son), Yoshiko Hiraga (daughter), Kazuo Hiraga (son), Emiko Hiraga (daughter), and Susumu Hiraga (son). Her home address is listed as 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. 410 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC, Slocan, BC, then Diamond City, AB, .


Regularized NameYoshie Hiraga
Custodian Identification Number12979
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Bay Farm, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Diamond City, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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