Kitaji Kiyonaga

Kitaji Kiyonaga

He was born on 3 April 1918. He was a millhand employed by The Royston Lumber Company Limited, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Aki Kiyonaga (mother; nee Aki Uyeno), and Kihei Kiyonaga (father). His home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKitaji
SurnameKiyonaga
Regularized NameKitaji Kiyonaga
Custodian Identification Number5045
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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Terminology

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