Ryozo Yano

Ryozo Yano

He was born on 1 May 1887. He was a cook employed by Burns and Jackson Logging Company. His family includes Tome Yano (wife), Yoneko Yano (daughter), Mitsuko Yano (daughter), and Kazuko Yano (daughter). His home address is listed as Wilson Creek, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameRyozo Yano
Custodian Identification Number2124
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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