Chiyoko Yakura

Chiyoko Yakura

Her maiden name was Chiyoko Adachi. She was born on 25 July 1909. She was a housewife. Her family includes Gentaro Adachi (father), Ohama Adachi (mother), Yukitoshi Yakura (husband), Toshiro Yakura (son), Ko Yakura (son), and Sachie Yakura (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1737 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoko Yakura
Custodian Identification Number11233
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Vernon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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