Kinosuke Minato

Kinosuke Minato

He was born on 1 November 1881. He is also listed as Kinasuke Minato. He was a sawmill employee employed by the Royston Lumber Company, Royston, BC. His family includes Masaye Minato (wife; nee Masaye Fujiki). His home address is listed as Royston, BC. Rural Route, No. 1, Cumberland, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Grindrod, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKinosuke Minato
Custodian Identification Number4851
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGrindrod, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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