Denkichi Machida

Denkichi Machida

He was born on 25 June 1885. He operated a box making company at 662 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Take Machida (wife; nee Take Kumizawa), Yoneko Machida (daughter), Teruko Machida (daughter), Tsutaro Machida [possibly Tsutsu Machida] (son; also listed in the file as George Machida) and Kikuye Machida (daughter). His home address is listed as 336 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. He died on 01 January 1944.

Metadata

ForenameDenkichi
SurnameMachida
Regularized NameDenkichi Machida
Custodian Identification Number3205
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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