236: Tamekichi Sakai

236: Tamekichi Sakai

Tamekichi Sakai

He was born on 8 October 1875. He was a retired fireman for the Union Steamship Company. His family includes Yosichi Sakai (father) and Shijo Sakai (mother). He lived at 433 Powell Street in Vancouver. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 October 1875
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
Reel
C-9305 (666-670)
Type Person
Custodian Number 236
Name Tamekichi Sakai
Dates
Not Before: 01 April 1942
Not After: 12 June 1944

Metadata

Title

236: Tamekichi Sakai

Credits

Metadata Author: Gordon Lyall
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
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