Hiraichi Yoshimoto

Hiraichi Yoshimoto

He was born in 1899. He was a cook employed by Justice C.D. Macaulay at Suite 18, Stanley Court, 920 Bidwell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Sei Yoshimoto (mother), Chotaro Yoshimoto (father), Sadako Yoshimoto [also listed as Sada Yoshimoto] (wife; in Japan), Masae Yoshimoto (daughter; in Japan), and Betsy Yoshimoto [also listed as Bessie Yoshimoto] (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as 920 Bidwell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameHiraichi Yoshimoto
Custodian Identification Number248
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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