Samuel Kobayakawa

Samuel Kobayakawa

He was born on 16 January 1900. He was a logging engineer and welder. His family includes Tsuru Kobayakawa (mother; nee Tsuru Kuroda), Kane Kobayakawa [possibly Kene Kobayakawa] (father), and Effie Eirene Kobayakawa (wife; nee Effie Eirene Howes). His home address is listed as 43 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, ON.

Metadata

ForenameSamuel
SurnameKobayakawa
Regularized NameSamuel Kobayakawa
Custodian Identification Number3412
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceFort William, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.