Kenji Adachi

Kenji Adachi

He was born on 3 February 1914. He was a laundry man and sawmill worker employed by Powell Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Akino Adachi [possibly Akina Adachi] (mother), Chika Adachi (father), and Sumiko Adachi (wife; nee Sumiko Kadonaga). His home address is listed as Bloedel, BC. 134 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.


Regularized NameKenji Adachi
Custodian Identification Number4700
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Bloedel


Custodian Case Files (1)


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