Sadakichi Yamanaka

Sadakichi Yamanaka

He was born on 21 December 1876. He was a self-employed carpenter and fisherman. His family includes San Yamanaka (wife), Kazuko Yamanaka (daughter), George Yamanaka (son), Osamu Yamanaka (son), Hiroshi Yamanaka (son), and Mutsuo Yamanaka (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 147, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lilooet, BC.


Regularized NameSadakichi Yamanaka
Custodian Identification Number5482
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLilooet, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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