Matajiro Ikegami

Matajiro Ikegami

He was born on 02 November 1883. He was a fisherman employed by Claxton Cannery, Skeena, BC. His family includes Yoshimi Ikegami (son) and Itsuo Ikegami (son). His home address is listed as Claxton Cannery, Skeena, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMatajiro
SurnameIkegami
Regularized NameMatajiro Ikegami
Custodian Identification Number472
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Terminology

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