Kinechi Sakaguchi

Kinechi Sakaguchi

He was born on 29 January 1924. His name is also listed as George Sakaguchi and George Kinechi Sakaguchi. He was a farmer. His family includes Furue Sakaguchi (mother) and Jirokichi Sakaguchi (father). He lived in Kelowna, BC. He was exiled to Japan in 1946.


Regularized NameKinechi Sakaguchi
Custodian Identification Number15668
NationalityCanadian born
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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