Mitsuo Koyanagi

Mitsuo Koyanagi

Koyanagi was born on 01 January 1888. He was a fisherman. His family includes Mamaho Koyanagi (mother; deceased at time of file), Shakichi Koyanagi (father; deceased at time of file), Shizu Koyanagi (wife), and Satiko Koyanagi (daughter). He lived at Terra Nova Cannery, Eburne, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC and Lumby, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “Miss Richmond” and boat “M.K.”/”S.K.”; household belongings; fishing equipment.

Metadata

ForenameMitsuo
SurnameKoyanagi
Regularized NameMitsuo Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number1221
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLillooet, BC
ResidenceLumby, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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