Tokuzo Kaji

Tokuzo Kaji

He was born on 15 November 1898. He was a millhand employed by Peter Bain, Mission Siding. His family includes Sigami Kaji (mother; nee Sigami Terazon), Ichiro Kaji (father), Toshiye Kaji (wife; nee Toshiye Sakamoto), Ruth Kaji [also listed as Tomie Kaji and Tomiye Kaji] (daughter; also listed as Tomiye Kaji), Setsuko Kaji (daughter), Kimie Kaji [also listed as Kimiye Kaji] (daughter), Natsue Kaji [also listed as Natsuye Kaji] (daughter) and Tokuji Kaji (son). His home address is listed as PO Box 151, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hope Lumber Company, 12 Hope, Princeton, BC.


Regularized NameTokuzo Kaji
Custodian Identification Number9355
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Princeton, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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