Ryuichi Iwamoto

Ryuichi Iwamoto

He was born on 01 December 1897. He was a logger employed by Upper Stave Falls Logging Company. His family includes Hatsukuri Iwamoto (mother; nee Hatsukuri Takeshita), Manosuke Iwamoto (father), Sachiko Iwamoto (wife; nee Sachiko Yasuda), Masamichi Iwamoto (son), Tatsuo Iwamoto (son) and Satoru Iwamoto (son). His home address is listed as Stave Falls, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameRyuichi Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number740
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Stave Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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