Takayoshi Yokota

Takayoshi Yokota

He was born on 23 March 1922. He was a sawmill hand employed by Johnston Sash & Door Company, foot of South Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yasu Yokota (mother; nee Yasu Deauchi or Oeauchi) and Gunjiro Yokota [possibly Gonjiro Yokota] (father). His home address is listed as 352 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Albreda, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTakayoshi
SurnameYokota
Regularized NameTakayoshi Yokota
Custodian Identification Number7682
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceAlbreda, BC

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