Hiroshi Yonekura

Hiroshi Yonekura

Bird Commission case file number 1132. Custodian file number 5460. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_57_file_1132)
He was born on 14 April 1922. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Sumiye Yonekura (mother; nee Sumiye Yamaguchi), and Tomekichi Yonekura (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 254, House No. 19, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameHiroshi Yonekura
Custodian Identification Number5460
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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