Tokuichi Mayede

Tokuichi Mayede

He was born on 28 February 1901. He was a seaman employed by Nelson Brothers Fisheries Limited and Ucluelet Fishing Company. His family includes Ume Mayede (mother), Tokiyiro Mayede (father), Masaye Mayede (wife; in Japan) and Isao Mayede (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Prince Rupert, BC. Ucluelet, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Three Valley, BC and exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameTokuichi Mayede
Custodian Identification Number826
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Three Valley, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Prince Rupert


Custodian Case Files (1)


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