Yaeno Katayama

Yaeno Katayama

She was born on 1 May 1895. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Goro Katayama (husband), Mitsuru Katayama (son), and Michiko Katayama [also listed as Magee Katayama] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 5971 West Boulevard, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Clover Bar, Edmonton Alberta.


Regularized NameYaeno Katayama
Custodian Identification Number10236
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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