Jitsugo Kono

Jitsugo Kono

He was born on 7 April 1898. He was a mill fireman employed by Allen, McDougall & Butler Sawmills, Ruskin, BC. His family includes Tamakichi Kono (father), Ityo Kono [also listed as Itoyo Kono] (wife; nee Ityo Sakata or Itoyo Sakata), and Kimiko Kono (daughter). His home address is listed as Ruskin, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameJitsugo Kono
Custodian Identification Number4728
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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