Hisako Koyanagi

Hisako Koyanagi

She was born on 3 May 1923. She was an apprentice dressmaker. Her family includes Namie Koyanagi [possibly Namiye Koyanagi] (mother; nee Namie Harada or Maniye Harada), and Chuzo Koyanagi (father). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Eburne, BC and 501 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Gold Bridge, BC.


Regularized NameHisako Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number8869
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGold Bridge, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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