Chika Yamasaki

Chika Yamasaki

She was born on 9 June 1892. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Chika Nishiyama. Her family includes Noboru Yamasaki (husband), Hideechi Yamasaki (son), George Yamasaki (son), Mary Yamasaki [also listed as Teruko Yamasaki] (daughter), Rui Nishiyama (mother; Rui Horiuchi), and Kasaburo Nishiyama (father). Her home address is listed as 150 8th Ave, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameChika Yamasaki
Custodian Identification Number8316
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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