Tanomu Ikeda

Tanomu Ikeda

He was born on 28 February 1913. He was a paper mill worker employed by Ocean Falls Paper Mills. His family includes Shima Ikeda (mother) and Kumajiro Ikeda (father). His home address is listed as Ocean Falls, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB and Raymond, AB. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTanomu Ikeda
Custodian Identification Number12519
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Welling, AB
Residence (after uprooting)Raymond, AB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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