Akira Yokoyama

Akira Yokoyama

He was born on 20 June 1919. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Moto Yokoyama (mother; nee Moto Tatemura), and Tsunekichi Yokoyama (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route No.1 Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameAkira
SurnameYokoyama
Regularized NameAkira Yokoyama
Custodian Identification Number6663
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC

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