Kanzo Maekawa

Kanzo Maekawa

He was retired. His family includes Yoshie Maekawa (wife; in Japan), Seiji Maekawa (son; in Japan), Kenji Maekawa (son; in Japan), and Tsuneo Maekawa (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 10, Ucluelet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and exiled to Japan.


Regularized NameKanzo Maekawa
Custodian Identification Number886
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Ucluelet
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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