Miyoko Yasuda

Miyoko Yasuda

She was born on 11 November 1920. She was a dressmaker and owned her owned her own business, Dunbar Dressmakers, at 5555 Dunbar Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Akino Yasuda (mother; nee Akino Motoike) and Tsuneo Yasuda (father). Her home address is listed as Celtic Cannery, foot of Blenheim Street, Vancouver, BC. St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC where she died on 15 August 1947.


Regularized NameMiyoko Yasuda
Custodian Identification Number13227
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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