1320: Kakuichi Ogawa

1320: Kakuichi Ogawa

Kakuichi Ogawa

Ogawa was born on 10 June 1905. He was a mill hand employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company at Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Sei Ogawa (mother; in Japan), Kakuzo Ogawa (father; in Japan), Haruye Ogawa (wife; nee Haruye Shibata) and Kazumi Ogawa (son; born 6 January 1932). The address of his wife and son is listed as 8821 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park and then to Tashme, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946. His listed seized property includes a washing machine and household goods
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 June 1905
Nationality Japanese national
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9317 (387-412)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1320
Name Kakuichi Ogawa
Not Before: 28 March 1942
Not After: 18 August 1949



1320: Kakuichi Ogawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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