Katsu Wakabayashi

Katsu Wakabayashi

She was born on 10 January 1908. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Katsu Mishiba. Her family includes Tojiro Wakabayashi (husband), Seiichi Wakabayashi (son; also listed as Seige), Yuriko Wakabayashi (daughter), Harumi Wakabayashi (son), Emiko Wakabayashi (daughter), Chiyoko Wakabayashi (daughter), Ishi Mishiba (mother; nee Ishi Yamae), and Kizo Mishiba (father). Her home address is listed as Hillcrest, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKatsu Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number8373
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Hillcrest


Custodian Case Files (1)


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