Denkichi Kodama

Denkichi Kodama

He was born on 21 November 1903. He was a self-employed confectioner and owner of Harry Grocery. His family includes Masue Kodama (wife), Eiko Kodama (daughter), Sadao Kodama (son), and Shigeko Kodama (daughter). His home address is listed as 1300 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameDenkichi Kodama
Custodian Identification Number11148
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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