Chokichi Kawaguchi

Chokichi Kawaguchi

He was born on 7 May 1880. He was a logger employed by Hillcrest Lumber Company. His family includes Yoshi Kawaguchi (wife), Tadayoshi Kawaguchi (son), and Chieko Kawaguchi (daughter). His home address is listed as Hillcrest, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton Road Camp, Princeton, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameChokichi Kawaguchi
Custodian Identification Number14285
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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