Koshiro Aoyama

Koshiro Aoyama

He was born on 8 July 1900. He was a salesman employed by Matsumiya Grocery Company. His family includes Mitsue Aoyama [also listed as Beatrice Aoyama] (wife; nee Mitsue Kosugi or Beatrice Kosugi), Masataro Aoyama (father), Kiku Aoyama (mother), and Kimitaro Aoyama [also listed as Frances Aoyama] (son). He lived in New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKoshiro
SurnameAoyama
Regularized NameKoshiro Aoyama
Custodian Identification Number12112
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePopoff, BC

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