Kikumatsu Ikuta

Kikumatsu Ikuta

He was born on 5 October 1893. He was a grocery store owner. His family includes Sumi Ikuta (mother; nee Sumi Yoshida), Shokichi Ikuta (father), Tono Yamashita (common-law wife), and Kiyoichiro Ikuta (son). His home address is listed as 575 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Edmonton, AB and Beverly, AB.


Regularized NameKikumatsu Ikuta
Custodian Identification Number1881
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Edmonton, AB
Residence (after uprooting)Beverly, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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