Taira Ikeda

Taira Ikeda

He was born on 4 March 1885. He was a self-employed box maker. His family includes Kumi Ikeda (wife), Yeizo Ikeda (son), and Sachiko Ikeda (daughter). His home address is listed as 552 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameTaira Ikeda
Custodian Identification Number8824
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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