Naomi Yabe

Naomi Yabe

He was born on 17 January 1892. He was a bowling alley attendant and gardener, employed by Fumamoto for gardening and the Kamada Bowling Alley, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kisa Yabe (wife) and Mamoru Yabe (son). His home address is listed as 608 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magrath, AB.


Regularized NameNaomi Yabe
Custodian Identification Number252
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Magrath, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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