Keiichi Kioka

Keiichi Kioka

He was born on 5 February 1907. He was a cook employed by Paper Mills, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Tsutako Kioka [possibly Tsuko Kioka or Tako Kioka] (wife; in Japan), Keiko Kioka (daughter; in Japan), Yoko Kioka (daughter; in Japan), and Uriko Kioka (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as Dunsmuir Avenue, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKeiichi Kioka
Custodian Identification Number5533
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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