1680: Tokujire Kobayashi

1680: Tokujire Kobayashi

Tokujire Kobayashi

Kobayashi was born on 8 March 1898. He was an employee of Sproat Lake Sawmills Limited in Kleecoot, BC. His family includes Kinu Kobayashi (mother; deceased), Tokubai Kobayashi (father; deceased), Suma Kobayashi (wife), Kasuko Kobayashi [also, Kazu Kobayashi] (daughter), Makiko Kobayashi [also, Mariko Kobayashi] (daughter), Hajime Kobayashi (son), Mikio Kobayashi (son) Yoko Kobaiashi [also, Yaw Kobayashi] (daughter), and Osamu Kobayashi (son) . His home address is listed as Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek BC. His listed seized property includes his five room cottage located on 4th Avenue in Port Alberni, and personal belongings including furniture, a sewing machine and garden tools.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 March 1898
Nationality Japanese national
Reel
C-9323 (486-508)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1680
Name Tokujire Kobayashi
Dates
Not Before: 18 March 1942
Not After: 24 October 1946

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1680: Tokujire Kobayashi

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Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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