Kichizo Uchidoi

Kichizo Uchidoi

He was born on 8 January 1892. He was born as Kichizo Sumikawa and was adopted into his mother’s family after his marriage. He was a cook employed by Ocean Falls Paper & Pulp Company, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Mon Sumikawa (mother; nee Uchidoi), Mitsuji Sumikawa (father), and Sugi Uchidoi (wife). His home address is listed as 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameKichizo Uchidoi
Custodian Identification Number8888
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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