Shinichi Sokugawa

Shinichi Sokugawa

He was born on 28 December 1907. He was a sawmill hand employed by Cedar Cove Sash and Door Company. His family includes Sue Sokugawa (mother; nee Sue Mori), Tokichi Sokugawa (father), Shizue Sokugawa (wife), Etsuo Sokugawa (son), and Mitsuru Sokugawa (son). His home address is listed as Vancouver, BC. 835 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameShinichi Sokugawa
Custodian Identification Number14425
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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