Ichiji Doi

Ichiji Doi

He was born on 18 February 1894. He was a bell boy at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. His family includes Hatue Doi (wife; in Japan), Umeko Doi (daughter), and Fumiko Doi (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameIchiji Doi
Custodian Identification Number307
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Thunder River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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