6991: Kazuta Ryoji

6991: Kazuta Ryoji

Kazuta Ryoji

He was born on 10 February 1900. He name is also listed as Kazuta Tahei Ryoji. He was a farmer and mill hand employed by the Maple Ridge Lumber Company. His family includes Tani Ryoji (mother; nee Tani Tsuboyi), Tahei Kuzuta (father), Setsuko Ryoji [possibly Setsu Ryoji](wife; nee Setsuko Moriyama or Setsu Moriyama), Lumie Ryoji (daughter), and Haruo Ryoji (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route #1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 February 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
C-9371 (506-572)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6991
Name Kazuta Ryoji
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 26 October 1950



6991: Kazuta Ryoji


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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