Jenichi Asahina

Jenichi Asahina

He was born on 21 October 1890. He was retired at the time of the file. His family includes Akiye Asahina (wife; nee Akiye Sato), Nancy Asahina [also listed as Namiyo Asahina] (daughter), and Kaoru Asahina (daughter). His home address is listed as 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. Sato Camp Stove Lake and Cedar Company, Dewdney, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameJenichi Asahina
Custodian Identification Number2381
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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