Seijiro Ito

Seijiro Ito

He was born on 22 March 1905. He was a fuel dealer who owned his own businesss at 1798 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tsugi Ito (mother; nee Tsugi Maruyama), Tasaburo Ito (father), Kimiko Ito [also listed as Daisy Ito] (wife; nee Daisy Hattori or Kimiko Hattori), Richard Ito [also listed as Masaaki Ito] (son), Kathlyn Ito [also listed as Masaye Ito] (daughter), and Donald Ito [also listed as Masato Ito] (son). His home address is listed as 1803 Pine Street, Vancouver, BC. 1803 Pine Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Geikie, BC; Kelowna, BC; Port Hope, ON; and Cobourg, ON.


Regularized NameSeijiro Ito
Custodian Identification Number14778
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Geikie, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Port Hope, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Cobourg, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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