Sokichi Ito

Sokichi Ito

He was born on 01 July 1907. He was a clerk employed by Import and Domestic Silk Company, 543 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tatsu Ito (mother; nee Tatsu Nagai), Torakichi Ito (father), Misao Ito (wife; nee Misao Hashimoto), Makoto Ito (son) and June Ito (daughter). His home address is listed as 7938 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 17 Melbourne Avenue, Westmount, QC.


Regularized NameSokichi Ito
Custodian Identification Number9641
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Westmount, QC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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