Etsuji Kariya

Etsuji Kariya

He was born in 1894. He was a merchant. His family includes Maka Kariya (mother), Yonekichi Kariya (father), Yaye Kariya [also listed as Yae Kariya] (wife), Itsuko Kariya (daughter), and Eiji Kariya. His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 595 Richard Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameEtsuji Kariya
Custodian Identification Number7325
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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