Shokichi Kiyonaga

Shokichi Kiyonaga

He was born on 13 October 1888. He is also listed as Shockichi Kiyonaga. He was a section worker employed by Canadian Collieries Limited. His family includes Chito Kiyonaga (mother), Eizo Kiyonaga (father), Hide Kiyonaga (wife), and Sumiko Kiyonaga (daughter). His home address is listed as House No. 29, Japanese Town, No. 1, Cumberland, BC. Box 129, Cumberland, BC and Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameShokichi Kiyonaga
Custodian Identification Number7999
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


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