Mitsugi Koike

Mitsugi Koike

He was born on 3 March 1909. He was a farmer, a sawmill operator, and a storekeeper. His family includes Nobue Koike [also listed as Nobuye Koike] (wife), Leonard Koike [also listed as Koye Koike] (son), and Yukinori Koike (son). His home address is listed as 239 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Celista, Magna Bay, BC.


Regularized NameMitsugi Koike
Custodian Identification Number13037
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Magna Bay, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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