1215: Chuzo Koyanagi

1215: Chuzo Koyanagi

Chuzo Koyanagi

Koyanagi was born on 02 August 1873. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers Company Limited, Terra Nova, BC. His family includes Namie Koyanagi (wife), Emiko Koyanagi (daughter; born on 17 June 1927), and Tadatoshi Koyanagi (son). He lived at Rural Route No. 1, Terra Nova, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC and Ashcroft, BC. His listed seized property includes: fishing equipment.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 August 1873
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lillooet, BC
Ashcroft, BC
Reel
C-9316 (1041-1060)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1215
Name Chuzo Koyanagi
Dates
Not Before: 05 March 1942
Not After: 21 April 1944

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1215: Chuzo Koyanagi

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Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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