Kazuo Ichiyen

Kazuo Ichiyen

He was born on 19 November 1907 [possibly 19 March 1907]. He was a self-employed cleaner and tailor under the name of Grandview Dressmakers and Cleaners, 2592 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ona Ichiyen (mother; nee Ona Yahada), Misakichi Ichiyen [possibly Minakichi Ichiyen] (father), and Matsuye Ichiyen (wife; nee Matsuye Nomuro). His home address is listed as 419 Hawks Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ottawa Mines, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKazuo Ichiyen
Custodian Identification Number2813
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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