4207: Kichiro Sogawa

4207: Kichiro Sogawa

Kichiro Sogawa

He was born on 5 January 1879. He was a self-employed carpenter. His family includes Shina Sogawa (wife), Kenneth Sogawa [also listed as Masanori Sogawa] (son), Akira Sogawa (son), Ethel Kawasaki [also listed as Yaeko Kawasaki] (daughter; nee Ethel Sogawa [also listed as Yaeko Sogawa]), and Kohei Sogawa (son). His home address is listed as 473 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and James, ON [possibly Toronto, ON].
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 January 1879
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
James, ON
Toronto, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9343 (12-90)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4207
Name Kichiro Sogawa



4207: Kichiro Sogawa


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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