Isoye Yada

Isoye Yada

She is also listed as May Yada. She was born on 11 June 1916. She was a store clerk employed by Gorozaemon Yada. Her family includes Sutejiro Yada (father) and Tama Yada (mother; nee Tama Tonokai). Her home address is listed as 701 East 4th Street, North Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameIsoye Yada
Custodian Identification Number10724
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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