11539: Sotojiro Kitagawa

11539: Sotojiro Kitagawa

Sotojiro Kitagawa

He was born on 7 August 1901. He was a millhand. His family includes Komajiro Kitagawa (fahter), Haru Kitagawa (mother; nee Haru Aoki), Kikuye Kitagawa (wife; nee Kikuye Kimura), Kiyoshi Kitagawa (son), Tadashi Kitagawa (son), and Masuye Kitagawa (daughter). He lived in South Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 07 August 1901
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Reel
C-9409 (1015-1024)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11539
Name Sotojiro Kitagawa

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11539: Sotojiro Kitagawa

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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