Yohei Masuhara

Yohei Masuhara

He was born on 14 February 1888. His name appears in some records as Yehei Masahura. He was a merchant employed by Esmond Confectionery Store, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kishio Masuhara (wife; nee Kishio Yasamura), and Emiko Masuhara (daughter). His home address is listed as 3798 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lumby, BC.


Regularized NameYohei Masuhara
Custodian Identification Number9054
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lumby, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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