12212: Konoshin Ogawa

12212: Konoshin Ogawa

Konoshin Ogawa

He was born on 22 July 1901. He was a boom man in a lumber mill. His family includes Toru Ogawa (mother; nee Toru Matsumoto), Kotaro Ogawa (father), Rin Ogawa (wife; nee Rin Yatawa), Clara Ogawa [also listed as Sumiko Ogawa] (daughter), Carlton Ogawa [also listed as Susumu Ogawa] (son), Patrick Ogawa [also listed as Tetsuo Ogawa] (son), Keiko Ogawa (daughter), Yozo Ogawa (son), and Eiko Ogawa (daughter). Telegraph Cove, BC and 763 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Salmon Arm, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 July 1901
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Salmon Arm, BC
Locations before uprooting
Telegraph Cove
C-9414 (442-445)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12212
Name Konoshin Ogawa



12212: Konoshin Ogawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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