Ayako Kamitakahara

Ayako Kamitakahara

She was born on 4 June 1919. She was a cannery worker employed by Glenrose Cannery, New Westminster, BC. Her family includes Yaye Kamitakahara [possibly Yae Kamitakahara] (mother; nee Yaye Fukushima or Yae Fukushima), and Miichiro Kamitakahara (father). Her home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameAyako Kamitakahara
Custodian Identification Number5704
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


Custodian Case Files (1)


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