Shokichi Akatsuka

Shokichi Akatsuka

He was born on 25 December 1870. He was retired. His family includes Kuma Akatsuka (wife) and George Akatsuka [also listed as Kurokawa Akatsuka] (son). His home address is listed as 453 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShokichi
SurnameAkatsuka
Regularized NameShokichi Akatsuka
Custodian Identification Number11005
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceEast Lillooet, BC

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Terminology

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