Jutaro Kaneko

Jutaro Kaneko

He was born on 15 June 1879. He was a packer employed by New England Fish Cannery, Vancouver, BC, though the file indicates he was formerly a dry cleaner. His family includes Seihichi Kaneko (father), Tohei Kaneko (wife; nee Tohei Mizusawa), and Shigeharu Kaneko (son). His home address is listed as 782 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and New Denver, BC, where he died on 29 February 1946.

Metadata

ForenameJutaro
SurnameKaneko
Regularized NameJutaro Kaneko
Custodian Identification Number1885
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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