Ayako Yamasaki

Ayako Yamasaki

She was born on 26 June 1924. Her maiden name is Ayako Ohara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuru Ohara (mother), Tojiro Ohara (father), and Takeo Yamasaki (husband). Her home address is listed as Ganges, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameAyako Yamasaki
Custodian Identification Number6121
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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