Noburo Soga

Noburo Soga

He was born on 21 May 1900. His name is also lissted as Shinzo Soga. He was a grocer in partnership with his brother. His family includes Yasu Soga (mother; nee Yasu Kawakami), Hatsuya Soga (father), Miye Soga (wife; nee Miye Yamakami), Nobuko Soga (daughter), Frank Yoichi Soga (son), Joe Koji Soga (son), and Torazo Soga (brother). His home address is listed as 320 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Fingal, ON.


Regularized NameNoburo Soga
Custodian Identification Number13197
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC
ResidenceFingal, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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