Masayuki Yano

Masayuki Yano

He was born on 13 September 1909. He was also known as Masayuki Obara. He was a painter employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company, Port Alice, BC His family includes Koemon Yano (father), Yei Obara (mother), Martha Yano (wife; nee Martha Inouye), Tokuo Yano (son), Yukio Yano (son), and Shoji Yano (son). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameMasayuki Yano
Custodian Identification Number2126
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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