1421: Itaro Suzuki

1421: Itaro Suzuki

Itaro Suzuki

Suzuki was born on 16 July 1899. He was a fish buyer employed by B.C. Packers Limited, Eburne, BC. His family includes Fusa Suzuki (mother; nee Fusa Hanai), Sukeziro Suzuki (father; deceased at time of file), Fumi Suzuki (wife; nee Fumi Nagata; deceased at time of file), Kanao Suzuki (son; born on 14 September 1929). He lived at Terra Nova Cannery, Eburne, BC and was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Montreal, QC. His listed seized property includes: boat “Eburne”/“I.S.”; fishing equipment.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 July 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Montreal, QC
Locations before uprooting
C-9319 (237-249)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1421
Name Itaro Suzuki
Not Before: 05 April 1942
Not After: 28 November 1946



1421: Itaro Suzuki


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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