Koichi Chiba

Koichi Chiba

He was born on 14 February 1906. He was a mill hand employed by Hammond Cedar Company, Port Hammond, BC. His family includes Hanayo Chiba (mother; nee Hanayo Ito), Zenshichi Chiba (father), and Fukuye Chiba (wife; nee Fukuye Kawamoto). His home address is listed as Hunter Road, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rainbow Ranch, Okanagan Centre, BC and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKoichi
SurnameChiba
Regularized NameKoichi Chiba
Custodian Identification Number7260
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceOkanagan Centre, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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Terminology

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