Saizo Yokota

Saizo Yokota

He was born on 4 April 1884. He was a labourer. His family includes Oma Yokota (mother), Shinzaemon Yokota (father), Kumi Yokota (wife; nee Kumi Miyake), Rikyo Yokota (son), Yasuo Yokota (son), and Haruko Yokota (daughter). 303 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC; Picture Butte, AB; Ridgetown, ON; and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameSaizo
SurnameYokota
Regularized NameSaizo Yokota
Custodian Identification Number12545
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC
ResidencePicture Butte, AB
ResidenceRidgetown, ON
ResidenceToronto, ON

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