9355: Tokuzo Kaji

9355: Tokuzo Kaji

Tokuzo Kaji

He was born on 15 November 1898. He was a millhand employed by Peter Bain, Mission Siding. His family includes Sigami Kaji (mother; nee Sigami Terazon), Ichiro Kaji (father), Toshiye Kaji (wife; nee Toshiye Sakamoto), Ruth Kaji (daughter; also listed as Tomiye Kaji), Setsuko Kaji (daughter), Kimiye Kaji (daughter) and Matsuye Kaji (daughter). His home address is listed as PO Box 151, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hope Lumber Company, 12 Hope, Princeton, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 November 1898
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Princeton, BC
C-9391 (132-139)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9355
Name Tokuzo Kaji



9355: Tokuzo Kaji


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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