Kuichi Koyanagi

Kuichi Koyanagi

He was born on 21 September 1891. He was a boat painter employed by the Matsuyama Company, Nanaimo Shipyard, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Haya Koyanagi (mother), Ichimatsu Koyanagi (father), Fuji Koyanagi (wife; nee Fuji Nohara), and Kusuo Koyanagi (son). His home address is listed as 501 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and 549 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON.


Regularized NameKuichi Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number149_xi
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceAngler, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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