Ukon Higuchi

Ukon Higuchi

He was born on 19 July 1891. He was a company manager employed by M. Furuya Company Limited. His family includes Yazayemon Higuchi (father), Misa Higuchi (mother; nee Misa Nishizawa), Ko Higuchi (wife; nee Ko Misakiyo), Sumito Higuchi (son), and Hidenori Higuchi (son). His home address is listed as 1390 West 13th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameUkon Higuchi
Custodian Identification Number11529
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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