Denjiro Maeda

Denjiro Maeda

He was born on 2 October 1888. He was a logger employed by Dumaresque Brothers Logging Company. His family includes Riyu Maeda (mother), Sutejiro Maeda (father), Hatsu Maeda (wife; nee Hatsu Baba), Shigeru Maeda (son), and Kawora Maeda (son). His home address is listed as Allison Harbour, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameDenjiro Maeda
Custodian Identification Number15350
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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