Kiyoshi Koyanagi

Kiyoshi Koyanagi

He was born on 5 April 1924. He was a sawmill hand employed by Terminal Sawmill Company, Vancouver, BC. An additional note indicates that he was a bowling alley employee. His family includes Masa Koyanagi (mother; nee Masa Tsuji), Saichiro Koyanagi (father), Isao Koyanagi (brother). His home address is listed as 532 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lavington, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoshi Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number7211
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLavington, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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