Yujiro Motoyoshi

Yujiro Motoyoshi

He was born on 25 December 1879. He was a carpenter employed by Fraser Word Product Limited. His family includes Soyo Motoyoshi (mother; nee Soyo Nohatu) and Kurazo Motoyoshi (father). His home address is listed as 1898 Kent Street, Vancouver, BC. Jarvis Inlet, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Donald, BC.


Regularized NameYujiro Motoyoshi
Custodian Identification Number14507
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceDonald, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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