Johnny Ito

Johnny Ito

He was born on 10 November 1911. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Kiwa Ito (mother, nee Kiwa Kawamura) and Fusakichi Ito (father). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. 524 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Port Credit, ON.


Regularized NameJohnny Ito
Custodian Identification Number2804
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Port Credit, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alice


Custodian Case Files (1)


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