4099: Chomatsu Koyanagi

4099: Chomatsu Koyanagi

Chomatsu Koyanagi

He was born on 23 January 1885. He was a self-employed fish collector. His family includes Jun Koyanagi (wife), Masami Koyanagi (son), Mitsuru Koyanagi (son), Noboru Koyanagi (son), Minoru Koyanagi (son), Shoichi Koyanagi (son), Mutsuo Koyanagi (son), and Mrs. H. Yoneda (daughter). His home address is listed as 762 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Acme Cannery, Eburne, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 January 1885
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
C-9341 (2578-2604)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4099
Name Chomatsu Koyanagi



4099: Chomatsu Koyanagi


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