Kinzaburo Chiba

Kinzaburo Chiba

He was born on 20 September 1899. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kishino Chiba (mother), Kinji Chiba (father; ne Kinji Sugawara), Shitsuka Chiba (wife; nee Shitsuka Takahashi). His home address is listed as Knight Inlet Cannery, BC. 771 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Moose Jaw, SK.


Regularized NameKinzaburo Chiba
Custodian Identification Number430_xi
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Knight Inlet Cannery


Custodian Case Files (1)


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