William Utsunomiya

William Utsunomiya

He was born in 1915. He is also listed in the files as William Kimitoshi Utsunomiya. He was a choker man employed by Hill Logging Company, Lake Cowichan, BC. His family includes Yoshie Utsunomiya (mother), Shikanosuke Utsunomiya (father), Mary Evelyn Utsunomiya (wife; nee Mary Evelyn Boyt), and Madeline Yoshie Utsunomiya (daughter). His home address is listed as 2734 McGill Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Chapleau, ON and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameWilliam
SurnameUtsunomiya
Regularized NameWilliam Utsunomiya
Custodian Identification Number3696
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceChapleau, ON
ResidenceToronto, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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