1688: Kiyo Koyama

1688: Kiyo Koyama

Kiyo Koyama

She was born on August 7, 1886. Her maiden name was Kiyo Ogawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mankichi Ogawa (Father; deceased), Nao Ogawa (Mother; deceased), Shiro Koyama (Husband) Her home address is listed as 3084 Albina Street, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Slocan, BC, 1396 Saint-Antoine Street in Montreal Quebec, and 1115 Anderson Street, Montreal Quebec. Her listed seized property includes four room bungalow on Albina Street, Victoria, BC, and household belongings including a Singer sewing machine, and furniture.
Sex F
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9323 (608-680)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1688
Name Kiyo Koyama
Not Before: 30 March 1942
Not After: 16 December 1946



1688: Kiyo Koyama


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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