7675: Matsuji Kitagawa

7675: Matsuji Kitagawa

Matsuji Kitagawa

He was born on 16 May 1877. He was a millhand employed by Fraser Mills, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Misao Kitagawa (wife; nee Misao Fukumoto), Toshio Kitagawa (son), Sadao Kitagawa (son), Yoshio Kitagawa (son), Shizuko Kitagawa (daughter), Emiko Kitagawa (daughter), Eiko Kitagawa (daughter), and Tomiko Kitagawa (daughter). His home address is listed as Fraser Mills, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 May 1877
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
C-9376 (182-195)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7675
Name Matsuji Kitagawa



7675: Matsuji Kitagawa


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