Sojiro Kurita

Sojiro Kurita

He was born on 3 May 1895. He was a cook employed by Ocean Falls Pulp Mill. His family includes Hisae Kurita (wife), Toyoko Kurita (daughter; in Japan), and Yoshitada Kurita (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSojiro Kurita
Custodian Identification Number3662
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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