Daimatsu Yoshinaka

Daimatsu Yoshinaka

He was born on 14 November 1884. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Miyo Yoshinaka (mother; nee Miyo Miyazaki), Karoku Yoshinaka (father), Hide Yoshinaka (wife), Yotsu Yoshinaka (son), Yoshie Yoshinaka [also written as Yoshiye Yoshinaka] (daughter), Yuki Yoshinaka [also written as Yukie Yoshinaka] (daughter), Masae Yoshinaka (daughter), and Shigeru Yoshinaka (son). His home address is listed as 434 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameDaimatsu Yoshinaka
Custodian Identification Number2102
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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