Genji Yada

Genji Yada

He was born on 4 October 1909. He was a grocer did business under Odlum Grocery, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yoshi Yada (wife; nee Yoshi Takahashi), Shigeharu Yada (son), Genwo Yada (son), Shige Yada (mother; nee Shige Teramura), and Genya Yada (father). His home address is listed 3390 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameGenji Yada
Custodian Identification Number8554
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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