1699: Minoru Kono

1699: Minoru Kono

Minoru Kono

He was born on 9 November 1910. His name is also listed as Minoru Frank Kono. He was a waiter at the Empress Cafe, Vancouver, BC. His family includes his mother, whose maiden name may have been Ando, and Tojiro Kono (father). His home address is listed as 324 1/2 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Leaverleigh Farm, Port Credit, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 09 November 1910
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Port Credit, ON
C-9323 (992-997)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1699
Name Minoru Kono



1699: Minoru Kono


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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