Kanaye Yano

Kanaye Yano

She was born on 8 June 1922. Her maiden name is Kanaye Furuse. She was a canner employed by Great Northern Cannery, West Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Matsuno Furuse [possibly Masuno Furuse] (mother; Matsuno Ide or Masuno Ide), Kanekichi Furuse (father), and Sei Yano (husband). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and she was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameKanaye Yano
Custodian Identification Number3733
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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