Shigeo Yokota

Shigeo Yokota

He was a fisherman. He lived in Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and exiled to Japan in June 1946.


Regularized NameShigeo Yokota
Custodian Identification Number925_xi
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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