Genuemon Wakabayashi

Genuemon Wakabayashi

He was born on 29 March 1898. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Fir Lumber Company Limited. His family includes Masa Wakabayashi (wife), Kazue Wakabayashi (son), Toshie Wakabayashi (daughter), Noboru Wakabayashi (son), Hiroshi Wakabayashi (son), and Saburo Wakabayashi (son). His home address is listed as 344 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC and Kamloops, BC.

Metadata

ForenameGenuemon
SurnameWakabayashi
Regularized NameGenuemon Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number14951
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC

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