4298: Genwo Kobayashi

4298: Genwo Kobayashi

Genwo Kobayashi

He was born on 30 January 1913. He was a millhand employed by the Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Ishi Kobayashi (mother; nee Ishi Kakemi), Genzo Kobayashi (father), Haruiye Kobayashi [also listed as Haru Kobayashi] (wife; nee Haruiye Hikita or Haru Hikita), Shizuko Kobayashi (daughter), Sumiko Kobayashi (daughter), Yukiko Kobayashi (daughter), and Edwards Kobayashi (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Vallican, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 30 January 1913
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Vallican, BC
Reel
C-9343 (2155-2202)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4298
Name Genwo Kobayashi

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4298: Genwo Kobayashi

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