Gorozaemon Yada

Gorozaemon Yada

He was born on 18 August 1912. He was a storekeeper and a grocer. His family includes Tama Tonokai (mother), Sutajiro Yada (father), and Kimi Yada [also listed as Kimiyo Yada] (wife; nee Kimi Hirano or Kimiyo Hirano). His home address is listed as both 701 East 4th Street, Vancouver, BC and 1149 Semlin Drive, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Shalath, BC and Lillooet, BC.

Metadata

ForenameGorozaemon
SurnameYada
Regularized NameGorozaemon Yada
Custodian Identification Number1763
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceShalath, BC
ResidenceLillooet, BC

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Terminology

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