Otokichi Ikegami

Otokichi Ikegami

He was born on 12 September 1883. He was a logger employed by Powell Lake Shingle Company, Powell River, BC. His family includes Kayo Ikegami [possibly Koyo Ikegami] (wife), Matsuyo Ikegami (daughter), and Chiyo Ikegami (daughter). His home address is listed as Powell Lake, Powell River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp B23, Thunder River, BC.

Metadata

ForenameOtokichi
SurnameIkegami
Regularized NameOtokichi Ikegami
Custodian Identification Number470
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceThunder River, BC

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Terminology

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