Jiro Kiyonaga

Jiro Kiyonaga

He was born on 12 April 1921. He was a logger employed by Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Aki Kiyonaga (mother) and Kihei Kiyonaga (father). His home address is listed as Box 129, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Petawawa, ON; Angler, ON; Newcastle, ON; and 399 Markham Street, Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameJiro Kiyonaga
Custodian Identification Number600_xi
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Petawawa, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Newcastle, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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