2622: Kimi Igarashi

2622: Kimi Igarashi

Kimi Igarashi

She was born on 20 June 1903. Her maiden name is Kimi Hirata. She was a housewife. Her family includes Maki Hirata (mother; nee Maki Katsumi), Kichizo Hirata (father), Monjiro Igarashi (husband), Kiyoko Igarashi (daughter; in Japan), Kazuko Igarashi (daughter; in Japan), and Yoshioki Igarashi (son; in Japan). Her home address is listed as Clayoquot, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to McGillivray Falls, BC and Oyama, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 June 1903
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
McGillivray Falls, BC
Oyama, BC
Date exiled to Japan 24 December 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (632-637)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2622
Name Kimi Igarashi



2622: Kimi Igarashi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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