Yaeko Katayama

Yaeko Katayama

Katayama was born on 25 April 1920. She was a farmer. Her family includes Ishi Katayama (mother; nee Ishi Murakimi) and Gorosuke Katayama (father; deceased at time of file). She lived at 75 No. 9 Road, Steveston, BC with her parents and was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB. No seized property is listed in the file.

Metadata

ForenameYaeko
SurnameKatayama
Regularized NameYaeko Katayama
Custodian Identification Number1183
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceCoaldale, AB

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