Hirohito Yanagisawa

Hirohito Yanagisawa

He was born on 3 January 1917. His family includes Masu Yanagisawa (mother; nee Masu Koike), Motoji Yanagisawa (father), and Shizue Yanagisawa (wife; nee Shizue Obayashi). His home address is listed as 1766 Franklin Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Nakusp, BC.


Regularized NameHirohito Yanagisawa
Custodian Identification Number6773
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Nakusp, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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