7260: Koichi Chiba

7260: Koichi Chiba

Koichi Chiba

He was born on 14 February 1906. He was a mill hand employed by Hammond Cedar Company, Port Hammond, BC. His family includes Hanayo Chiba (mother; nee Hanayo Ito), Zenshichi Chiba (father), and Fukuyo Chiba (wife; nee Fukuyo Kawamoto). His home address is listed as Hunter Road, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rainbow Ranch, Okanagan Centre, BC and Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 February 1906
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Okanagan Centre, BC
Vernon, BC
Locations before uprooting
Port Hammond
C-9373 (154-161)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7260
Name Koichi Chiba



7260: Koichi Chiba


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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