Kakusuke Kuraoka

Kakusuke Kuraoka

He was born on 2 September 1878. He was a logger employed by Pacific Shingle Company. His family includes Shigetoyo Kuraoka (father; deceased), Tsuna Kuraoka (mother; deceased), Tame Kuraoka (wife; nee Tame Imuta; in Japan), Tamoko Kuraoka (daughter; in Japan), Toyoshike Kuraoka (son; in Japan), Teruko Kuraoka (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He lived in Coombs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKakusuke Kuraoka
Custodian Identification Number11385
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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