Shina Yoshimoto

Shina Yoshimoto

Her maiden name is Shina Imayanakita. She was born on 31 December 1906. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Konosuke Imayanakita (father), Tsuru Imayanakita (mother; nee Tsuru Yoshiyama), Chojiro Yoshimoto (husband). Her home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC.


Regularized NameShina Yoshimoto
Custodian Identification Number9930
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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