1255: Kikichi Ikebuchi

1255: Kikichi Ikebuchi

Kikichi Ikebuchi

Ikebuchi was born on 14 June 1892. He was a fisherman. His family includes Shui Ikebuchi [also, Sui Ikebuchi] (wife; nee Shui Ikebuchi or Sui Ikebuchi; in Japan), Sachiko Ikebuchi (daughter; in Japan), Isamu Ikebuchi [also, Esamu Ikebuchi] (son; in Japan), and Yukio Shimizu (cousin). He lived at 350 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and at Celtic Cannery, was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946. His listed seized property includes: boat “E.I.”; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 June 1892
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
C-9316 (1647-1660)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1255
Name Kikichi Ikebuchi
Not Before: 04 March 1942
Not After: 23 February 1947



1255: Kikichi Ikebuchi


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