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, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 October 1875
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Sandon, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9305 (666-670)
Type Person
Custodian Number 236
Name Tamekichi Sakai
Not Before: 01 April 1942
Not After: 12 June 1944



236: Tamekichi Sakai


Metadata Author: Gordon Lyall
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
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