Robert Kosaka

Robert Kosaka

He was born on 11 October 1916. He also went by the name Robert Jiro Kosaka. He was a farmer employed by his father. His family includes Riyu Kosaka (mother; nee Riyu Furumori), Waichiro Kosaka (father), Hatsue Kosaka (wife; nee Hatsue Murakami), and Ruby Kosaka (daughter). His home address is listed as 17th Avenue, 15th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taylor Lake, BC and Lillooet, BC.

Metadata

ForenameRobert
SurnameKosaka
Regularized NameRobert Kosaka
Custodian Identification Number6981
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTaylor Lake, BC
ResidenceLillooet, BC

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