Rinichiro Yoshihara

Rinichiro Yoshihara

He was born on 8 June 1897. He was a farmer. His family includes Man Yoshihara (mother; nee Man Kosaka; deceased at time of file), Eizo Yoshihara (father; deceased at time of file), Koto Yoshihara (wife; nee Koto Kosaka), Aiko Yoshihara (daughter), Tetsumi Yoshihara (son), Minnie Yoshihara (daughter), Goro William Yoshihara (son), and Grace Chiyako Yoshihara (daughter). His home address is listed as “Rural Route #1 Whonnock, BC (22nd Avenue)”. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC. His seized real estate at Rural Route #1, Dewdney Trunk Road, Whonnock, BC includes a ten-acre lot in which he had one half interest, a barn, and a blacksmith shop, while his seized real estate at 22nd Avenue, Rural Route #1, Whonnock, BC includes 18 acres of land, a bath house, and seven greenhouses. His other listed seized property includes his vehicle, a Chevrolet dump truck, cucumber and tomato boxes, and tools.

Metadata

ForenameRinichiro
SurnameYoshihara
Regularized NameRinichiro Yoshihara
Custodian Identification Number6972
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLillooet, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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