Seiichiro Aoki

Seiichiro Aoki

He was born on 16 July 1893. He was a cannery foreman employed by Johnston Fish & Packaging Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Kiyo Aoki (mother; nee Kiyo Takada), Jirokichi Aoki (father), Yaye Aoki (wife; nee Yaye Makino), and Midori Aoki (daughter). His home address is listed as 205 Abbott Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameSeiichiro Aoki
Custodian Identification Number6827
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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