3323: Kumekichi Koyama

3323: Kumekichi Koyama

Kumekichi Koyama

He was born on 12 June 1889. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Masa Koyama (wife), Tokichi Koyama (father), Iku Koyama (mother; nee Iku Nishi), Sadao Koyama (son) and Tsurue Koyama (daughter). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 June 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9335 (1050-1071)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3323
Name Kumekichi Koyama

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3323: Kumekichi Koyama

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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