Ichitaro Ichikawa

Ichitaro Ichikawa

Ichikawa was born on 10 January 1875. He was retired at time of file. His family includes Fusa Ichikawa (wife), Iwao Ichikawa (son), Kiyoshi Ichikawa (son; born 14 June 1927), and Taeko Ichikawa (daughter; born 3 August 1938). His home address is listed as 315 Boyne Street, New Westminster, BC, where he had eighty grapevines. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. His wife sold their home to Lal Singh while Ichikawa was in a road camp in Princeton, BC, and before she was forcibly uprooted.


Regularized NameIchitaro Ichikawa
Custodian Identification Number1560
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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