West Coast Trading Company

West Coast Trading Company

West Coast Trading Company may have had a warehouse at 573 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. People associated with this file include Daizo Kishimoto (managing director), George Takejiro Tanaka (director), Toyoshi Kawata (director), Tameji Miyauchi (director), and Chujiro Wakabayashi (director). The file contains lists of names of Japanese Canadian shareholders.


OrgNameWest Coast Trading Company
Custodian Identification Number10613


Custodian Case Files (1)


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