Kensaku Honda

Kensaku Honda

He was born on 7 November 1898. His family includes Sasayo Honda (wife; in Japan) and Chiyo Honda (daughter; in Japan). 433 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address.. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameKensaku Honda
Custodian Identification Number15050
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Thunder River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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