Riichi Koizumi

Riichi Koizumi

He was born on 21 March 1920. He was a sawmill hand employed by Brownsville Sawmills, South Westminster, BC. His family includes Take Koizumi (mother; nee Take Kotegi), and Yojiro Koizumi (father). His home address is listed as 1315 Bailey Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Balmoral, MB and Emerson, MB.

Metadata

ForenameRiichi
SurnameKoizumi
Regularized NameRiichi Koizumi
Custodian Identification Number5594
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBalmoral, MB
ResidenceEmerson, MB

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Terminology

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