Kanekichi Matumoto

Kanekichi Matumoto

He was born on 10 April 1821. He was a roominghouse proprietor. His family includes Uta Tagawa (wife). His home address is listed as 327 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. He died at Tashme, BC on 20 December 1945.


Regularized NameKanekichi Matumoto
Custodian Identification Number3235
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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