Zenpachi Eto

Zenpachi Eto

He was born on 10 April 1880. He was a janitor employed by the Chapman Bowling Alley, Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ichi Eto (mother), Kotara Eto (father), and Atsumi Eto (son). His home address is listed as 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameZenpachi Eto
Custodian Identification Number7172
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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