Jutaro Seko

Jutaro Seko

He was born on 3 January 1875. He was a retired farmer. His family includes Heine Seko (mother; nee Heine Mitamoto; deceased at time of file), Genjiro Seko (father; deceased at time of file), Hatsu Seko (wife; nee Hatsu Nishi), and Shigeo Seko (son). His home address is listed as 21st Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameJutaro Seko
Custodian Identification Number6959
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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