Koshiro Ide

Koshiro Ide

He was born on 13 August 1894. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company, Suicide Creek. His family includes Yagatoshi Ide (father), Ko Ide (mother), Tetsu Ide (wife), Hideo Shibata (step-son; in Japan), Sakae Shibata (daughter; in Japan), Kiyoshi Shibata (step-son), Minoru Shibata (step-son), Lucy Ide (daughter). He lived in Dewdney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Pondosa Pine Lumber Company, Monte Lake, BC.


Regularized NameKoshiro Ide
Custodian Identification Number10135
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Dewdney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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