Chiyoko Wakashoji

Chiyoko Wakashoji

She was born on 15 June 1917. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kakutaro Yamada (father), Chika Yamada (mother; nee Chika Tsuchiya), Masazi Wakashoji (husband) and Michiko Wakashoji (daughter). Her home address is listed as 722 Pender Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoko Wakashoji
Custodian Identification Number11464
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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