Hideo Kobayakawa

Hideo Kobayakawa

He was born on 16 July 1919. He was a shingle mill worker employed by Stave Lake Shingle Company. His family includes Eizo Kobayakawa (father) and Sato Kobayakawa (mother). His home address is listed 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder Bay, Ontario.


Regularized NameHideo Kobayakawa
Custodian Identification Number10117
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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