Sueko Koyanagi

Sueko Koyanagi

She was born on 20 January 1917. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sajiyu Yoshikawa [possibly Sajiyu Yoshikana] (mother; nee Sajiyu Haraguchi), Ichitaro Yoshikawa [possibly Ichitaro Yoshikana] (father), Satoru Koyanagi (husband), Mitsunori Koyanagi (son), Teruko Koyanagi (daughter), and Michiko Koyanagi (daughter). Her home address is listed as 352 _ Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Eaglewood, BC, 208 Union Street, Vancouver, BC, and 421 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameSueko Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number7671
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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