Masayoshi Kodama

Masayoshi Kodama

He was born on 18 September 1908. He was a logger employed by Fernie Lumber Company. His family includes Shino Kodama (mother; nee Shino Hikida), Otohichi Kodama (father), Tsuruye Kodama (wife; nee Tsuruye Hikida), Teruko Kodama (daughter), and Hiroko Kodama (daughter). His home address is listed as Rolly Lake, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON; Stave Falls, BC; and Mafeking, MB.


Regularized NameMasayoshi Kodama
Custodian Identification Number158_xi
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Stave Falls, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Mafeking, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Rolly Lake


Custodian Case Files (1)


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