Yasutaro Yamaga

Yasutaro Yamaga

He was born on 30 March 1886. He was a manager employed by Maple Ridge Co-operative Produce Exchange. His family includes Mine Yamaga (mother), Chuzo Yamaga (father), Fumi Yamaga (wife), Shinji Yamaga (son), Kazuko Yamaga (daughter), Toyo Kimura (daughter; nee Toyo Kimura). His home address is listed as 26-18th Avenue, Haney, BC and Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hope End, BC and 70 Mile House, BC.


Regularized NameYasutaro Yamaga
Custodian Identification Number6660
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hope End, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Mile House, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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