Namiko Koyanagi

Namiko Koyanagi

She was born on 25 June 1925. She was a student and clerk employed by B.C. Security Commission, Hastings Park, BC. Her family includes Wakano Koyanagi (mother; nee Wakano Sakai) and Shintaro Koyanagi (father). Her home address is listed as 372 _ East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameNamiko Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number7936
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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