13698: Minamatsu Maigawa

13698: Minamatsu Maigawa

Minamatsu Maigawa

He was born on 22 August 1872. He was a storekeeper. He was also known as Kiyojiro Maigawa. His family includes Matsujiro Maigawa (father), Ito Maigawa (wife; nee Ito Fujita; deceased), Uto Yoshida (daughter; nee Uto Maigawa; in Japan), Sumi Fujita (daughter; nee Sumi Maigawa), and Kiichiro Maigawa (son). His home address is listed as Cranbrook, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC; Tashme, BC; and Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 August 1872
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Tashme, BC
Toronto, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9424 (785-1028)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13698
Name Minamatsu Maigawa



13698: Minamatsu Maigawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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