Kanagashira Koyama

Kanagashira Koyama

He was born on 9 April 1907. He was a self-employed tailor. His family includes Fusako Koyama [also listed as Grace Koyama] (wife), Yoshie Koyama [also listed as Fay Koyama] (daughter), Noreen Koyama [also listed as Akemi Koyama] (daughter; born 1942 in Slocan). His home address is listed as 4325 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Farnham, Quebec.


Regularized NameKanagashira Koyama
Custodian Identification Number10300
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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