Misao Koyanagi

Misao Koyanagi

She was born on 19 March 1923. She was a housework for Mrs. W. Harvey, 1838 Haro Street. Her family includes Shino Koyanagi (mother), and Sakumatsu Koyanagi (father). Her home address is listed as Acme Cannery, Shannon Road, Eburne, Sea Island, BC and 285 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB.


Regularized NameMisao Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number5650
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceCoaldale, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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