Yoshinori Shiraishi

Yoshinori Shiraishi

He was born on 18 March 1902. He was a cook employed by White Pass Yukon Route Company. His family includes Mura Shiraishi (mother; nee Mura Yamamoto), Kichitaro Shiraishi (father), Kinu Shiraishi (wife), and Stanley Shiraishi [also listed as Yoshito Shiraishi] (son). His home address is listed as 145 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameYoshinori Shiraishi
Custodian Identification Number8774
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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