Masaki Yamamura

Masaki Yamamura

He was born on 15 October 1892. He was a self-employed sawmill owner of Terminal Sawmill. His family includes Sumi Yamamura (wife), and Kimiko Tsuji (daughter; nee Kimiko Yamamura). His home address is listed as 1541 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameMasaki Yamamura
Custodian Identification Number11188
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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