Yoshibei Maede

Yoshibei Maede

He was born on 3 July 1878. He was a self-employed carpenter. His family includes Nao Maede (mother), Hachirobe Maede (father), Hide Maede (wife; nee Hide Okawa), and children over the age of sixteen. His home address is listed as 104 St. George Street, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameYoshibei Maede
Custodian Identification Number1694
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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