Shotaro Yamakami

Shotaro Yamakami

He was born on 11 Spetember 1897. He was a cleaner. His family includes Moto Yamakani (mother; nee Moto Ogawa), Shyote Yamakani (father), Onobu Yamakani (wife; nee Onobu Matsuyama), Masako Yamakani (daughter), Eiko Yamakani (daughter), Masayuki Yamakani [also listed as Masoyaki Yamakani] (son), Harumi Yamakani (daughter), and Hirashi Ross Yamakani (son). His home address is listed as 706 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShotaro
SurnameYamakami
Regularized NameShotaro Yamakami
Custodian Identification Number1933
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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