Shoji Kiyonaga

Shoji Kiyonaga

He was born on 15 March 1919. He was a logger employed by The Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Hide Kiyonaga (mother), and Shiokichi Kiyonaga (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box No. 29, Japanese Town No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Neys, ON.


Regularized NameShoji Kiyonaga
Custodian Identification Number5047
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Neys, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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