Kana Yamanaka

Kana Yamanaka

She also went by Kana Marion Yamanaka. She was born on 23 September 1914. She was a store clerk at Yamanaka Grocery, 813 West 3rd Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. Her family includes Isao Yamanaka (mother; nee Isao Namura) and Hirokichi Yamanaka (father). Her home address is listed as 813 West 3rd Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameKana Yamanaka
Custodian Identification Number274
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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