Magohachi Banno

Magohachi Banno

He was born on 5 November 1901. He was a lumber counter employed by Cedar Cove Sash and Door Company. His family includes Sato Banno (mother; nee Sato Furusawa), Genzaburo Banno (father), Haru Banno (wife; nee Haru Matsumoto), Kiyoko Banno (daughter), Masakazu Banno (son), and Toshiko Banno (daughter). 1810 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameMagohachi Banno
Custodian Identification Number12278
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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