Seiichi Kanashige

Seiichi Kanashige

He was born on 26 February 1881. He was a logger employed by F. & D. Logging Company Limited, Seymour Inlet, BC. His family includes Kinzo Kanashige (mother; nee Kinzo Yamasaki), Giemon Kanashige (father), and Shimayo Kanashige (wife; nee Shimayo Kikui). His home address is listed as Hillcrest BC. 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC; Thunder River, BC; and Blue River, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameSeiichi Kanashige
Custodian Identification Number700
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC
ResidenceThunder River, BC
ResidenceBlue River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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