Wakano Koyanagi

Wakano Koyanagi

She was born on 12 January 1904. Her maiden name is Wakano Sakai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Toku Sakai (mother), Tamigoro Sakai (husband), Shintaro Koyanagi (husband), Setsuko Koyanagi (daughter), Namiko Koyanagi (daughter), Tatsuo Koyanagi (son), and Yoko Koyanagi (daughter). Her home address is listed as 372 1/2 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameWakano Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number13165
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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