536: Tatsuye Hikita

536: Tatsuye Hikita

Tatsuye Hikita

He was born on 24 December 1878. He was a sawmill worker employed by Big Bay Labor Company, Georgetown, Prince Rupert, BC. His home address is listed as Big Bay Labor Company, Georgetown, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and New Denver, BC. He died at New Denver, BC on 24 April 1947.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 December 1878
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9308 (457-467)
Type Person
Custodian Number 536
Name Tatsuye Hikita
Dates
Not Before: 25 March 1942
Not After: 22 June 1947

Metadata

Title

536: Tatsuye Hikita

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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