Shori Kiyonaga

Shori Kiyonaga

He was born on 20 March 1915. He was a logger employed by Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Hide Kiyonaga (mother), and Shokichi Kiyonaga (father). His home address is listed as No. 29 Japanese Town No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Nelson, BC.


Regularized NameShori Kiyonaga
Custodian Identification Number8106
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Nelson, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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