Juichi Tsuji

Juichi Tsuji

His name is also listed as Juichi Shigeichi Tsuji and Shigeichi Tsuji and he is also known as Ted Juichi Tsuji. Bird Commission case file numbers 589 and 798. Custodian file number 5581. Son of Kamejiro Tsuji. Brother of Tsuneichi Tsuji. (Sources: lac_rg33-69_volume_28_file_589 and lac_rg33-69_volume_40_file_798)
He was born on 7 January 1907. He is also listed in the files as Juichi Teddy Tsuji or Shiquichi Teddy Tsuji. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Suye Tsuji (mother; nee Suye Minaguro), Kamejiro Tsuji (father), and Kiyoko Tsuji (wife). His home address is listed as Nelson Road, Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameJuichi Tsuji
Custodian Identification Number5581
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


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