Masako Koyanagi

Masako Koyanagi

She was born on 13 November 1917. She was a dressmaker who owned her own shop at 501 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kuichi Koyanagai (father). Her home address is listed as 501 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameMasako Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number12625
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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