Akihei Kohara

Akihei Kohara

He was born on 12 September 1907. He was a mill worker. His family includes Chiyo Kohara (mother; nee Chiyo Kayano), Wakajiro Kohara (father), Ayako Kohara (wife; nee Ayako Yasui), Ritsuko Kohara [also listed as Ritsuko Betty Kohara] (daughter), Yasuko Kohara [also listed as Kasuko Marjory Kohara] (daughter), and Takako Kohara [also listed as Takako Frances Kohara] (daughter). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Neys, ON.

Metadata

ForenameAkihei
SurnameKohara
Regularized NameAkihei Kohara
Custodian Identification Number14119
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceNeys, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

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