Kaichi Ito

Kaichi Ito

He was born on 01 February 1880. He was a rooming house worker employed by M. Mitsui. His family includes Sumi Ito [also known as Osumi Ito] (wife; deceased). His home address is listed as 261 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameKaichi Ito
Custodian Identification Number748
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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