Kahei Kariya

Kahei Kariya

He was born on 4 April 1877. He was a self-employed fisherman, Kariya Company. His family includes Matsua Kariya (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 92, House No. 3, Steveston, BC, near Richmond Cannery. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKahei Kariya
Custodian Identification Number7668
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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