Kitagawa Rinnosuke

Kitagawa Rinnosuke

He was born on 11 November 1880. His family includes Kisa Kitagawa (wife), Yukuko Kitagawa (daughter), Shizuko Kitagawa (daughter) and Kisao Kitagawa (son). His home address is listed as 613 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKitagawa Rinnosuke
Custodian Identification Number9645
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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