Sotaro Yamasaki

Sotaro Yamasaki

He was born on 10 December 1903. He was a self-employed transfer business proprietor. His family includes Kiyomatsu Yamasaki (father), Sen Yamasaki (mother; nee Sen Taniguchi), Kinu Yamasaki (wife), Roy Yamasaki [also listed as Soichi Yamasaki] (son), Donald Yamasaki [also listed as Hideo Yamasaki] (son), and Vernon Yamasaki [also listed as Akira Yamasaki] (son). His home address is listed as 238 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.


Regularized NameSotaro Yamasaki
Custodian Identification Number11338
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceWinnipeg, MB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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