1269: Sobei Kitagawa

1269: Sobei Kitagawa

Sobei Kitagawa

Kitagawa was born on 15 January 1882. He was a barber. His family includes Kise Kitagawa (mother; deceased at time of file), Soshiro Kitagawa (father; deceased at time of file), Mume Kitamura (wife; deceased at time of file), Yasu Yamauchi Mrs. Zenpei [possibly Yasu Yamaguchi] (common-law wife), Koma Iwaname Mrs. Bunyei (common-law wife), and Kasue Kitagawa (daughter). He lived at 224 Abbott Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. His listed seized property includes: two radios; personal goods.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 January 1882
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9316 (1819-1832)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1269
Name Sobei Kitagawa
Dates
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 02 August 1946

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1269: Sobei Kitagawa

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