Zenichi Irizawa

Zenichi Irizawa

He was born on 10 August 1885. He was a cook at Jikemura Logging Company, O'Brien Bay, BC. His family includes Ito Irizawa (mother; nee Ito Fujino), Saichiro Irizawa (father), and Ayano Irizawa (wife; nee Ayano Kumagaya). His home address is listed as 316 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forciblly uprooted to Solsqua, BC.


Regularized NameZenichi Irizawa
Custodian Identification Number3062
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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