1184: Kow Mochizuki

1184: Kow Mochizuki

Kow Mochizuki

Mochizuki was born on 15 August 1914. He is also listed as Robert Mochizuki. He was a logger. His family includes Cho Mochizuki (mother; nee Cho Seki) and Kametaro Mochizuki (father). He is listed as having lived at 626 E. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC and at 626 Cordova Street, East Vancouver, BC (his parents’ address), as well as at Taka Inlet, Salmon Arm, BC where he was employed by Eilerson Gough; he was forcibly uprooted to Great Lakes Sawmill, Fort William, ON and Pigeon Timber Compnay, Neys, ON. His listed seized property includes: household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 August 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Fort William, ON
Neys, ON
Locations before uprooting
Salmon Arm
C-9316 (90-98)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1184
Name Kow Mochizuki
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 19 July 1944



1184: Kow Mochizuki


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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