Kiri Yamasaki

Kiri Yamasaki

Her maiden name was Kiri Tanaka. She was born on 2 January 1912. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shotaro Yamasaki (husband), Tomisaburo Tanaka (father), Kama Tanaka (mother; nee Kama Iwo). Her home address is listed as 2136 Cambridge Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameKiri Yamasaki
Custodian Identification Number10030
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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