Yae Kariya

Yae Kariya

She was born in 1908. She is also listed as Yaye Kariya. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mine Okano (mother), Sekiji Okano (father), Etsuji Kariya (husband), Itsuko Kariya (child), and Eiji Kariya (child). Her home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 595 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC and Steveston, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameYae Kariya
Custodian Identification Number7404
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


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