Denjiro Ito

Denjiro Ito

He was born on 14 October 1885. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Kimu Ito (mother; nee Kimu Isozaki), Uchijiro Ito (father), and Tsugi Ito (wife; nee Tsugi Yoshihara; deceased). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mission City, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Diamond City, AB and he was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameDenjiro Ito
Custodian Identification Number6622
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Diamond City, AB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Mission City


Custodian Case Files (1)


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