Kohei Imai

Kohei Imai

He was born on 6 November 1873. He was a store proprietor and cannery. His family includes Ura Imai (wife), and Hanaye Imai (daughter). His home address is listed as 340 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameKohei Imai
Custodian Identification Number6713
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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