Masukichi Ebata

Masukichi Ebata

He was born on 04 September 1904. His name is also listed in the file as Masukichi Miyagawa. He was a sawmill worker employed by Cedar Cove Labor Company, 1101 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tazu Ebata (mother), Jujiro Nishimura (father), Tayo Ebata (wife), Akeo Ebata (son), Kazue Ebata (daughter), and Shiziyoshi Ebata (daughter). His home address is listed as 2054 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC and 884 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameMasukichi Ebata
Custodian Identification Number202_xi
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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