Tokusuke Kina

Tokusuke Kina

He was born on 4 November 1902. He was a partner in a wood business. His family includes Matsu Kina (mother), Soei Kina (father), Ushi Kina (wife; nee Ushi Miyazato; in Japan), and Taka Kina (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as 1417 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Buck, BC.


Regularized NameTokusuke Kina
Custodian Identification Number14948
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Red Buck, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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