John Rigby

John Rigby

John Rigby was a part of the Rigby family. They owned a construction company that employed Kaye Hayashida. The Rigby Family company also worked on the Welland Canal.


Regularized NameJohn Rigby
RoleNameConstruction Company Owner


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