Kuichi Shirakawa

Kuichi Shirakawa

He was born on 25 November 1885. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Mill Bay, BC. His family includes Takako Shirakawa (wife), Noboru Shirakawa (son), Fumiko Shirakawa (daughter), and Koiti Shirakawa (son). His home address is listed as Mill Bay, Naas River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKuichi Shirakawa
Custodian Identification Number2406
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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