Sanjiro Ikegami

Sanjiro Ikegami

He was born on 3 November 1874. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Tsuyo Ikegami [also listed as Tsoyo Ikegami] (wife; nee Tsuyo Shimizu or Tsoyo Shimizu) and Tsuneko Ikegami (daughter). His home address is listed as 501 Boyd Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameSanjiro Ikegami
Custodian Identification Number7709
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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