Ayako Kohara

Ayako Kohara

She was born on 15 August 1915. Her maiden name is Ayako Yasui. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mitsu Yasui (mother; nee Mitsu Ishikawa), Ryokichi Yasui (father), Aikihei Kohara (husband), Ritsuko Kohara (daughter), and Yasuko Kohara (daughter). Her home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameAyako Kohara
Custodian Identification Number10672
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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