Kanekichi Kosaka

Kanekichi Kosaka

He was born on 31 January 1898. His name is also listed as Konekichi Kosaka. He was a rooming-house proprietor. His family includes Katsu Kosaka (wife; nee Katsu Kaneko), Miyeko Kosaka (daughter), Masako Kosaka (daughter), and Shizuye Kosaka (child). His home address is listed as 22 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and 3697 Hutchison Street, Montreal, QC.


Regularized NameKanekichi Kosaka
Custodian Identification Number1007_xi
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceAngler, ON
ResidenceMontreal, QC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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