Chieko Yoshihara

Chieko Yoshihara

She was born on 5 August 1916. She was a housemaid employed by Mrs. P. Hentig, 1735 West 38th, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Fujiye Yoshihara (mother; nee Fujiye Okazaki), and Shimetaro Yoshihara (father). Her home address is listed as Celtic Cannery, 49th & Blenheim Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB.


Regularized NameChieko Yoshihara
Custodian Identification Number5032
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBarnwell, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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