Kumaki Konishi

Kumaki Konishi

He lived in Powell Street, BC. His family includes Matsuyo Konishi (wife), Mamoru Konishi (son), Kiyoshi Konishi (son), Tamiko Konishi [also listed as Kamie Konishi] (daughter). He lived in Powell Lake, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameKumaki Konishi
Custodian Identification Number926
Residence (before uprooting)Powell Lake
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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