Kanekichi Ikuta

Kanekichi Ikuta

He was born on 03 January 1882. He was a boom man and millworker employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper. His family includes Shizuyo Ikuta (wife), Ichiji Ikuta (son), Hifumi Ikuta (daughter), Ayako Ikuta (daughter), Hisaji Ikuta (son), and Noboru Ikuta (son). His home address is listed as 1270 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Lower Capilano, North Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameKanekichi Ikuta
Custodian Identification Number467_xi
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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