Kaname Izumi

Kaname Izumi

He was born on 6 May 1916. He was a boom man employed by Victoria Lumber & Manufacturing Company Limited, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Towa Izumi (mother; nee Towa Mawatari), Yoshichi Izumi (father), Chiyoko Izumi (wife; nee Chiyoko Hashimoto), Uriko Izumi (daughter), and Toyoko Izumi (daughter). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Hamilton, BC.


Regularized NameKaname Izumi
Custodian Identification Number6459
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceHamilton, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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