Itokichi Kawamoto

Itokichi Kawamoto

He was born on 20 July 1870. He was a retired fisherman previously employed by the New England Fishing Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kosho Kawamoto (wife). His home address is listed as Thorne Avenue, Elsona PO, Burnaby, BC. Sherman PO, West Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameItokichi Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number655
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Burnaby


Custodian Case Files (1)


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