Takino Kinoshita

Takino Kinoshita

She was born on 16 January 1893. She was a cook employed by Hiland Lumber Company 2, O’Brien Bay, BC. Her family includes Setsu Kinoshita (mother; nee Setsu Okuda) and Kichigoro Kinoshita (father). She came to Canada under the name Takino Doi, but reverted to her maiden name. She was separated from her husband. Her home address is listed as Hiland Camp 2, O’Brien Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTakino Kinoshita
Custodian Identification Number1797
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)O’Brien Bay


Custodian Case Files (1)


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