Hyokuro Kozai

Hyokuro Kozai

He was born on 18 August 1886. He was a self-employed mill worker under Kozai Shingle Mills. His family includes Kiri Kozai (wife; nee Kiri Tanaka), Sumie Kozai (daughter), Kuni Kozai (son), Takai Kozai (mother; nee Takai Ino), and Hyojiro Kozai (father). His home address is listed as Glenmore Road, Gifford, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameHyokuro Kozai
Custodian Identification Number9840
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Gifford


Custodian Case Files (1)


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