209: Denkichi Suzuki

209: Denkichi Suzuki

Denkichi Suzuki

He was born on 10 November 1878. He was a fisherman employed by Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Shizu Suzuki (wife; nee Shizu Tanaka). His home address is listed as Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and Slocan City, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 November 1878
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
Slocan City, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Reel
C-9305 (379-392)
Type Person
Custodian Number 209
Name Denkichi Suzuki
Dates
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 24 October 1946

Metadata

Title

209: Denkichi Suzuki

Credits

Metadata Author: Gordon Lyall
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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