Edward Yoshikuni

Edward Yoshikuni

He was born on 5 October 1920. His name is also listed as Edward Masayoshi Yoshikuni. He was a mill hand employed by Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Lumber Company. His family includes Hide Yoshikuni (mother; nee Hide Kimoto) and Denji Yoshikuni (father). His home address is listed as Great Central, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameEdward Yoshikuni
Custodian Identification Number2106
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Great Central


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