Raisuke Kinoshita

Raisuke Kinoshita

He was born on 15 January 1888. He was a chauffeur employed by Yamashita Shipping Company Limited, 250 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shizue Kinoshita (wife; nee Shizue Kato), Michiko Kinoshita (daughter), Yasuko Kinoshita (daughter), Junji Kinoshita (son), and Kiyoko Kinoshita (daughter). His home address is listed as 566 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan city, BC and Quebec.


Regularized NameRaisuke Kinoshita
Custodian Identification Number1846
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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