Yoshiaki Konishi

Yoshiaki Konishi

Konishi was born on 11 November 1921. He was a fisherman employed by A.B.C Packers, Steveston, BC. Rural Route Number 1, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. His family includes Nami Konishi (mother; nee Nami Abe; deceased at time of file) and Rokuhei Konishi (father). His home address is listed as Pier Box 67, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB, care of R.C. Brown, B.C. Security Commission. His listed seized property includes his boat, the “Y.K” or the “Sumiyoshi.”.


Regularized NameYoshiaki Konishi
Custodian Identification Number1405
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Winnipeg, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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