Fumiko Yamanaka

Fumiko Yamanaka

She was born on 2 June 1915. Her maiden name is Fumiko Kitano. She was owner and operated Little Rose grocery store at 529 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kano Kitano (mother; nee Kano Seko), Kamekichi Kitano (father), Tokutaro Yamanaka (husband), Iwao Yamanaka (son), Sanae Yamanaka (daughter), and Aiko Yamanaka (daughter). Her home address is listed as 529 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameFumiko Yamanaka
Custodian Identification Number12833
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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