Misako Yagi

Misako Yagi

She was born on 28 February 1915. Her maiden name is Misako Kanegawa. She was a student dressmaker. Her family includes Sumi Kanegawa (mother; nee Sumi Nishioa), Sakugi Kanegawa (father), and Saburo Yagi (husband). Her home address is listed as both New Westminster, BC and 1603 Franklin Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameMisako Yagi
Custodian Identification Number2162
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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