Rex v. Holdsworth


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  • Details of potentially serious or violent criminal activity, especially violence.

Rex v. Holdsworth


Title Proper F0 GR0419 BOX 441 FILE 013
Date(s) 1935
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Scope and content
Holdsworth was accused of attempted murder in trying to kill a cop. Witnesses include Mrs. Itoko Yoshida, Mrs. H Fulumoto, and Yoshikaro Okada. The shooting happened at a Japanese Canadian–owned confectionery at 500 Cordova Street, Vancouver.
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Rex v. Holdsworth
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