Katsuyo Koyanagi

Katsuyo Koyanagi

She was born on 1 January 1898. Her maiden name is Katsuyo Shiraki. She was a housewife. Her family includes Toku Shiraki (mother; nee Toku Kobayashi), Chiyokichi Shiraki (father), Sojiro Shiraki (husband), Masuo Koyanagi (son), Hisashi Koyanagi (son), Kitoshi Koyanagi (son), Isae Koyanagi (daughter), and Hiroshi Koyanagi (son). Her home address is listed as No. 25, Acme Cannery, Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Arrowhead, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKatsuyo
SurnameKoyanagi
Regularized NameKatsuyo Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number9113
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceArrowhead, BC

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