Sadakichi Kobayakawa

Sadakichi Kobayakawa

He was born on 25 May 1892. He was a self-employed boatbuilder. His family includes Hisa Kobayakawa (wife), Sadako Kobayakawa (daughter), Takao Kobayakawa (son), Masao Kobayakawa (daughter), Akira Kobayakawa (son), Emi Kobayakawa [also known as Emiko Ami Kobayawaka] (daughter), Lilian Kobayakawa [possibly Lillian Kobayakawa] (daughter). His home address is listed as 215 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC and later to Farnham, Quebec.


Regularized NameSadakichi Kobayakawa
Custodian Identification Number9940
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Bay Farm, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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