Yoshitaro Imada

Yoshitaro Imada

Bird Commission case file number 672. Custodian file number 6995. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_33_file_0672)
He was born on 7 March 1889. He was a farmer. His family includes Hisa Imada (mother; nee Hisa Yamamoto, Yasutaro Imada (father), Suyeno Imada (wife), Natsumi Imada (daughter), George Imada (son), Renso Imada (son), Kiyoko Imada (daughter), and Sumiko Imada (daughter). His home address is listed as 18th Avenue, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC and Taber, AB.


Regularized NameYoshitaro Imada
Custodian Identification Number6995
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (2)


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