Kanzo Ui

Kanzo Ui

He was born on 15 December 1877. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Port Essington, BC. His family includes Hide Ui (wife). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and Lemon Creek, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKanzo Ui
Custodian Identification Number2074
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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