Hikojiro Mukai

Hikojiro Mukai

He was born on 11 January 1897. He was a fisherman employed by Cassiar Cannery Company, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Chika Hamade (mother; nee Chika Nakata), Tomematsu Hamade (father), Takeno Mukai (wife), Hiromi Mukai (son; in Japan), Atsushi Mukai (son; in Japan), Michio Mukai (daughter; in Japan), and Teruyo Mukai (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameHikojiro Mukai
Custodian Identification Number4088
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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