Ken Yamasaki

Ken Yamasaki

He was born on 1 January 1896. He was a millhand employed by Sproat Lake Company. His family includes Takematsu Yamasaki (father), Shima Yamasaki (mother), Yachiyo Yamasaki (wife; nee Yachiyo Adachi), Kimiye Yamasaki [also listed as Kimie Yamasaki] (daughter), and May Yamasaki (daughter). His home address is listed as 423 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKen Yamasaki
Custodian Identification Number11358
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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