Tokutaro Yamanaka

Tokutaro Yamanaka

He was born in 1902. He was a carpenter employed by Baba Boat House. His family includes Kikutaro Yamanaka (father), Toku Yamanaka (mother), Fumiko Yamanaka (wife), Iwao Yamanaka (son) and Sanae Yamanaka (daughter), Aiko Yamanaka (daughter). His home address is listed as 529 East Hastings Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameTokutaro Yamanaka
Custodian Identification Number3338
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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