Kenkichi Shiomi

Kenkichi Shiomi

He was born on 11 November 1908. He was a millhand employed by Woodfibre Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Kichi Shiomi (mother; nee Kichi Okada), Otokichi Shiomi (father), Hisae Shiomi (wife; nee Hisae Oike), Yaeko Shiomi (daughter), Sakae Shiomi (daughter), Kumiko Shiomi (daughter), Yoko Shiomi (daughter), and Ritsuko Shiomi (daughter). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC and 437 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to London, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKenkichi
SurnameShiomi
Regularized NameKenkichi Shiomi
Custodian Identification Number8014
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLondon, ON

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