Esuke Yamaguchi

Esuke Yamaguchi

He was born on 21 January 1891. He was a logger employed by Capilano Shingle Company. His family includes Tsuru Yamaguchi (mother; nee Tsuru Shinden), Ichisaimon Yamaguchi (father) and Yoshi Yamaguchi (wife; in Japan). His home address is listed as PO Box 501, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameEsuke Yamaguchi
Custodian Identification Number9256
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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