Kiichiro Shirakawa

Kiichiro Shirakawa

He was born on 6 June 1888. He was a fisherman. His family includes Hatsune Shirakawa (wife; nee Hatsune Furuye), Yoshiki Shirakawa (son), Kuniko Shirakawa (daughter), Masako Shirakawa (daughter), Tomiko Shirakawa (daughter), and Kimio Shirakawa (son). His home address is listed as Canadian Pacific Cannery House, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Selkirk, MB.

Metadata

ForenameKiichiro
SurnameShirakawa
Regularized NameKiichiro Shirakawa
Custodian Identification Number2915
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceEast Selkirk, MB

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