Eikichi Kagetsu

Eikichi Kagetsu

He was born on 5 September 1882. He was a logger and lumber exporter at Deep Bay Logging Company. His family includes Yoshiye Kagetsu (mother), Hisakichi Kagetsu (father), Toyo Kagetsu (wife), Kimiyo Kagetsu (child), Hajime Kagetsu (son), Takako Kagetsu (child), Hiroshi Kagetsu (son), Ahiko Kagetsu (child), Sachiko Kagetsu (child), Akira Kagetsu (son), and Tadashi Kagetsu (son). His home address is listed as 2867 West 37th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC; Bridge River, BC; and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameEikichi Kagetsu
Custodian Identification Number12787
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMinto City, BC
ResidenceBridge River, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON


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