George Yoshinaka

George Yoshinaka

He was born on 29 January 1922. He was a millworker employed by Powell Lumber and Fuel, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Taru Yoshinaka (mother; nee Taru Nishiyama) and Sakuyoshi Yoshinaka (father). His home address is listed as 2320 Ash Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameGeorge Yoshinaka
Custodian Identification Number7691
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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