Kinjiro Seko

Kinjiro Seko

He was born on 2 December 1905. He was a sawmill hand employed by Mr. J. W. Morris Victoria Labour Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Teru Seko (mother; nee Teru Hanamura), Tanezo Seko (father), Yaeko Seko (wife; Yaeko Madokoro), Teruo Franklin Seko (son), Kinichi Richard Seko (son), and May Toshiko Seko (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 182, Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKinjiro Seko
Custodian Identification Number5195
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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