Koyoshi Maikawa

Koyoshi Maikawa

She was born on 25 August 1891. Her maiden name is Koyoshi Higashi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Setsu Higashi (mother; nee Setsu Hizaka), Naokichi Higashi (father), Tokujiro Maikawa (husband), Misao Maikawa (daughter), Fujie Maikawa (daughter; born 1927, died 1943), Eiichi Maikawa (son; born 1917, died 1936), Kimiye Maikawa (daughter; born 1920, died 1937), and Hiroshi Maikawa (son; born 1922, died 1933). Her home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKoyoshi Maikawa
Custodian Identification Number6200
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


Custodian Case Files (1)


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