Kenji Yamamura

Kenji Yamamura

He was born on 25 November 1905. He was a mill hand employed by The Terminal Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Mantaro Yamamura (father), Sarah Yamamura [also listed as Sadako Yamamura] (wife; nee Sarah Yama or Sadako Yama), Alice Yamamura [also listed as Sumie Yamamura] (daughter), and Art Yamamura [also listed as Takao Yamamura] (son). His home address is listed as 1589 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKenji Yamamura
Custodian Identification Number7291
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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