1417: Kimpei Goto

1417: Kimpei Goto

Kimpei Goto

Goto was born on 06 December 1889. He was a salesman employed by Monarch Life Insurance Company, 801 Rogers Building, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Setsu Goto (mother), Kichigi Goto (father), Takeki Goto (wife; nee Takeki Chiba), Mitsuo Goto (son; born on 13 December 1925), Shizue Goto (daughter), Toshiko Goto (daughter; born on 06 May 1931), and Miyoko Goto (daughter; born on 29 May 1936). He lived at 785 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Hamilton, ON. His listed seized property includes: household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 December 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Hamilton, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9319 (140-146)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1417
Name Kimpei Goto
Not Before: 05 April 1942
Not After: 19 December 1943



1417: Kimpei Goto


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