Yoshio Kochi

Yoshio Kochi

He was born on 03 July 1888. His name is also listed in the file as Yazaemon Kochi. He was a self-employed farmer and fisherman. His family includes Tsuya Kochi (wife), Misao Kochi (daughter), and Kenny Kochi (son). His home address is listed as PO Box 266, Steveston, BC. 262 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC; Westwold, BC; and 133 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameYoshio Kochi
Custodian Identification Number691
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC
ResidenceWestwold, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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