12958: Ritsuko Kagawa

12958: Ritsuko Kagawa

Ritsuko Kagawa

She was born on 30 October 1897. Her married name was Ritsuko Uyeda but she went back to her maiden name after her husband died. She was a dressmaker who owned Cinderella Store at 821 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Taka Kagawa (mother) and Tomojiro Kagawa (father), Susumu Uyeda (husband; deceased), Yoshinori Uyeda [also listed as Yoshinori Kagawa] (son), and Fumiko Kagawa (daughter; in Japan). Her home address is listed as 821 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 30 October 1897
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan Extension, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9419 (914-919)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12958
Name Ritsuko Kagawa



12958: Ritsuko Kagawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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