3929: Tsunetaro Koyama

3929: Tsunetaro Koyama

Tsunetaro Koyama

He was born on 13 October 1893. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Iku Koyama (mother; nee Iku Nishi), Tokichi Koyama (father), and Yasu Koyama (wife; nee Yasu Nishi). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 23, Ucluelet, BC. 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 October 1893
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
C-9340 (1286-1384)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3929
Name Tsunetaro Koyama



3929: Tsunetaro Koyama


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