Genei Ebata

Genei Ebata

He was born in 1910. He was a self-employed drycleaner at New Model Cleaners, 1666 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shio Ebata (mother; nee Shio Mori), Genya Ebata (father), Chiyoko Ebata (wife; nee Chiyoko Wakabayashi), Roger Ebata [also listed as Akio Ebata] (son), David Ebata [also listed as Eiya Ebata] (son), and Tazuko Ebata [also listed as Jessie Ebata] (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 2, Eburne, BC and 2456 McGill Street, Vancouver, BC. 1666 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and Sheridan Nurseries, Clarkson, ON.


Regularized NameGenei Ebata
Custodian Identification Number3077
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Clarkson, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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