Kikichi Ikebuchi

Kikichi Ikebuchi

Ikebuchi was born on 14 June 1892. He was a fisherman. His family includes Shui Ikebuchi [also listed as Sui Ikebuchi] (wife; nee Sui Ikebuchi; in Japan), Sachiko Ikebuchi (daughter; in Japan), Isamu Ikebuchi [also listed as Esamu Ikebuchi] (son; in Japan), and Yukio Shimizu (cousin). He lived at 350 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and Celtic Cannery, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946. His listed seized property includes: boat “E.I.”; household belongings.


Regularized NameKikichi Ikebuchi
Custodian Identification Number1255
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver
Residence (before uprooting)Celtic Cannery


Custodian Case Files (1)


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