Chiyo Kohara

Chiyo Kohara

Her maiden name was Chiyo Kayano. She was born in 1883. She was a housewife. Her family includes Wakajiro Kohara (husband), Jukichi Kayano (father), Kuni Kayano (mother). Her home address is listed as 1751 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC.


Regularized NameChiyo Kohara
Custodian Identification Number10842
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceRosebery, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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