10972: Inoshichi Chiba

10972: Inoshichi Chiba

Inoshichi Chiba

He was born on 13 November 1887. He was a self-employed miso store owner. His family includes Tomojiro Chiba (father), Taki Chiba (mother), Matsuko Chiba (wife), Aiko Chiba (daughter), Kieko Chiba [likely Keiko Chiba] (daughter), Roy Chiba (son), and Mary Chiba (daughter). His home address is listed as 206 1/2 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 November 1887
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9404 (1323-1333)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10972
Name Inoshichi Chiba



10972: Inoshichi Chiba


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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