Fumio Yako

Fumio Yako

He was born on 3 September 1924. He was a mill hand employed by K. Kaminura, Steelhead, BC. His family includes Kiri Yako (mother; nee Kiri Sugimoto) and Tokuzo Yako (father). His home address is listed as Dewdney Trunk Road, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameFumio
SurnameYako
Regularized NameFumio Yako
Custodian Identification Number1916
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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