Sakutaro Ikegami

Sakutaro Ikegami

He was born on 30 June 1888. He was a self-employed storekeeper. His family includes Tada Ikegami (wife; in Japan). His home address is listed as 755 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taft, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameSakutaro Ikegami
Custodian Identification Number3231
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Taft, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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