15030: Gensaku Kano

15030: Gensaku Kano

Gensaku Kano

He was born on 15 October 1881. A note in the file indicates that his name may also be written as Gensaku Karino. His family includes Kane Kano [or Kane Karino] (mother; nee Kane Akuzawa), Toyojiro Kano [or Toyojiro Karino] (father), Tomi Kano [or Tomi Karino] (wife; nee Tomi Gunji), and Taktsugi Kano [or Taakatsugi Karino] (son). His home address is listed as Celtic Cannery, Vancouver, BC. He died prior to 19 April 1942.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 October 1881
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
C-9430 (703-711)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15030
Name Gensaku Kano



15030: Gensaku Kano


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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