Ko Higuchi

Ko Higuchi

Her maiden name was Ko Misakiya. She was born on 14 July 1895. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chogo Misakiya (father), Tora Misakiya (mother; nee Tora Kawaguchi), Ukon Higuchi (husband), Sumito Higuchi (son), and Hidenori Higuchi (son). Her home address is listed as 1390 West 13th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westbank, BC.


Regularized NameKo Higuchi
Custodian Identification Number11530
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Westbank, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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