878: Jitsuji Madokoro

878: Jitsuji Madokoro

Jitsuji Madokoro

He was born on 18 June 1893. He was a boat carpenter employed by K.M. Boatworks, 607 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kogiku Madokoro (mother), Toyozo Madokoro (father), Hiroye Madokoro [possibly Hirae Madokoro] (wife; nee Hiroye Tazaki or Hirae Tazaki), Hiroshi Madokoro (son), Mamoru Madokoro (son) and Toyokazu Madokoro (son). His home address is listed as 208 Vernon Drive, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 June 1893
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9312 (1784-1801)
Type Person
Custodian Number 878
Name Jitsuji Madokoro
Not Before: 30 March 1942
Not After: 19 October 1945



878: Jitsuji Madokoro


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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