Hiroshi Yoshizawa

Hiroshi Yoshizawa

He was born on 4 December 1916. He was a farmer who worked for his father-in-law. His family includes Tsuno Yoshizawa (mother; in Japan), Gisaburo Yoshizawa (father; in Japan), Yuriko Yoshizawa (wife; nee Yuriko Tsuyuki). His home address is listed as 15th Road, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC. Property listed in the file includes household belongings.


Regularized NameHiroshi Yoshizawa
Custodian Identification Number6973
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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