8172: Iwao Ito

8172: Iwao Ito

Iwao Ito

He was born on 2 December 1921. He was a student. He was a labourer employed by B.C. Pulp Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Shige Ito (mother; nee Shige Shiba), and Torazo Ito (father). His home address is listed as 221 West 5h Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to London, Ontario and he was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 December 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
C-9380 (420-440)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8172
Name Iwao Ito



8172: Iwao Ito


Metadata Author: Aiying Yuan
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