Kazuye Koyanagi

Kazuye Koyanagi

Her maiden name was Kazuye Shinya. She was born on 5 May 1916. She was a cannery worker. Her family includes Yukio Koyanagi (husband), Shinsuke Shinya (father), and Kitaya Shinya (mother; nee Kitaya Yamada). Her home address is listed as 1529 Atlin Avenue Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameKazuye Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number10276
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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