Kono Midorikawa

Kono Midorikawa

He was born on 20 October 1901. His name is also listed as Koyuki Midorikawa. He was a logger employed by O’Brien Logging Company, O’Brien Bay, BC. His family includes Ishi Midorikawa (mother; nee Ishi Muto), Tokutaro Midorikawa (father), Sato Midorikawa (wife; nee Sato Suto), Toru Midorikawa (child), Sayo Midorikawa (child), and Kisako Midorikawa (daughter). His home address is listed as O’Brien Logging Company, O’Brien Bay, BC. 234 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp No. 2, Copper Creek, Princeton, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKono
SurnameMidorikawa
Regularized NameKono Midorikawa
Custodian Identification Number14061
NationalityJapanese national

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