Koyoshi Tagami

Koyoshi Tagami

She was born on 15 July 1893. Her maiden name is Koyoshi Yamamoto. Her family includes Koma Yamamoto (mother), Jirosaku Tagami (husband), Yoshiro Tagami (son), Suyeo Tagami (son), Masao Tagami (son), Itsuro Tagami (son), Ichiro Tagami (son), Shizuye Tagami (daughter), and Akiye Tagami (daughter). Her home address is listed as Paldi, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKoyoshi Tagami
Custodian Identification Number8042
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Paldi


Custodian Case Files (1)


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