6994: Matsutaro Kosaka

6994: Matsutaro Kosaka

Matsutaro Kosaka

He was born on 20 October 1883. He was a farmer. His family includes Sho Kosaka (mother; nee Sho Shigeshiro), Shinsuke Kosaka (father), Kiyoka Kosaka (wife; nee Kiyoka Miyoshi), Kensuke Kosaka (son), Ayano Kosaka (daughter), Yoshie Kosaka (daughter), Kikuye Kosaka (daughter) and Sumie Kosaka (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, 15th Rod, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 October 1883
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan Extension, BC
C-9371 (641-658)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6994
Name Matsutaro Kosaka
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 18 November 1950



6994: Matsutaro Kosaka


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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