Koto Wakabayashi

Koto Wakabayashi

She was born on 11 December 1906. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Chutaro Wakabayashi (husband), Teru Wakabayashi (daughter), Tadato Wakabayashi (son), and Takao Wakabayashi (son). Her home address is listed as 463 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKoto Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number7304
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


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