Kiyuichi Akase

Kiyuichi Akase

He was born on 16 May 1880. A note in the file states that his name can be written as Kiyuichi Akase or Kiyuichi Myose. He was a carpenter who did “Government work at Marpole”. His family includes Kuma Akase (mother; nee Kuma Tsutsumida), Yempei Akase (father), and Setsu Akase (wife; in Japan). His home address is listed as 1226 West 77th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 1191 West 71st Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and died at Slocan City on 26 January 1944.


Regularized NameKiyuichi Akase
Custodian Identification Number7106
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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