Yahei Matsushita

Yahei Matsushita

He was born on 16 December 1886. He was a cannery worker employed by Cassiar Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kiriye Matsushita (wife) and Ikuye Matsushita (daughter). His home address is listed as Cassiar Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC.


Regularized NameYahei Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number12467
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceVancouver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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