4352: Iku Watanabe

4352: Iku Watanabe

Iku Watanabe

He was born on 2 January 1888. He is also listed as Iku Uda. He was a fisherman employed by Canada Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Naka Watanabe (mother; nee Naka Uda), Zenjiro Watanabe (father), Ito Watanabe [also listed as Ho Watanabe] (wife; nee Ito Yamada or Ho Yamada), and Henry Kazuro Watanabe [also listed as Henry Kazuro Uda] (son). His home address is listed as 445 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 119 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Salmon Arm, BC, Magna Bay, BC, and Notch Hill, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 January 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Salmon Arm, BC
Magna Bay, BC
Notch Hill, BC
C-9344 (126-168)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4352
Name Iku Watanabe



4352: Iku Watanabe


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