Chihachi Michiguchi

Chihachi Michiguchi

He was born in 1874. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Shingle Lake Shingle Company , Suicide Creek BC. He has no listed family. He lived at Dewdney PO BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameChihachi Michiguchi
Custodian Identification Number10118
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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