Inoshichi Chiba

Inoshichi Chiba

He was born on 13 November 1887. He was a self-employed miso store owner. His family includes Tomojiro Chiba (father), Taki Chiba (mother), Matsuko Chiba (wife), Aiko Chiba (daughter), Kieko Chiba [likely Keiko Chiba] (daughter), Roy Chiba (son), and Mary Chiba (daughter). His home address is listed as 206 1/2 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameInoshichi Chiba
Custodian Identification Number10972
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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