Ichijiro Tsuji

Ichijiro Tsuji

Tsuji was born on 01 August 1890. He was a grocer at his business called Tsuji store. His family includes Tami Tsuji (wife), Gihei Tsuji (son), Toshiko Tsuji (daughter), and Hisaye Tsuji (daughter; born on 02 August 1927). He lived at 1633 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. (This is the same address as his grocery store.). He was forcibly uprooted, and exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946. His listed seized property includes: household belongings; grocery store stock and fixtures.


Regularized NameIchijiro Tsuji
Custodian Identification Number1196_xi
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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