Iwaji Wakayama

Iwaji Wakayama

He was born on 5 March 1872. He was a fisherman. His family includes a son who is not named in the file. His home address is listed as Goose Bay Cannery, Rivers Inlet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameIwaji
SurnameWakayama
Regularized NameIwaji Wakayama
Custodian Identification Number1164
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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