794: Chikara Kumagai

794: Chikara Kumagai

Chikara Kumagai

He was born on 01 May 1888. He was a self employed farmer and fisherman. His family includes Takino Kumagai (mother; nee Takino Sato), Chiuji Kumagai (father), Sato Kumagai (wife; nee Sato Sase), George Kumagai (son), Seiko Kumagai (son), Yoshiro Kumagai [possibly Yoshino Kumagai] (son), Shinjiro Kumagai [possibly Shensuro Kumagai] (son), Rei Kumagai [also listed as Reiko Kumagai] (daughter), Kenji Kumagai (son), Rentaro Kumagai (son). His home address is listed as Dyke Road, Richmond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 May 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9311 (1891-1905)
Type Person
Custodian Number 794
Name Chikara Kumagai
Not Before: 01 April 1942
Not After: 11 April 1946



794: Chikara Kumagai


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Marina de Souza
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