Ichiyoshi Akase

Ichiyoshi Akase

He was born on 26 October 1904. He was a millhand employed by Burke Lumber Company, Yukon Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chika Akase (mother), Setsu Akase (stepmother; nee Setsu Yamada), Kiyuichi Akase (father), Shizue Akase (wife), Madoka Akase (daughter), and Junko Akase (daughter). His home address is listed as 1191 West 71st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameIchiyoshi
SurnameAkase
Regularized NameIchiyoshi Akase
Custodian Identification Number3558
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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