548_xi: Masaichi Sasai

548_xi: Masaichi Sasai

Masaichi Sasai

He was born on 07 July 1891. He was a cannery worker employed by BC Packers. His family includes R. Sasai (mother; nee R. Sumida), Asakichi Sasai (father), Hatsuye Sasai (wife; nee Hatsuye Isono), and Yoshiaki Sasai (son). His home address is listed as Jedway, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC. 396 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 07 July 1891
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Angler, ON
Reel
C-9308 (750-758)
Type Person
Custodian Number 548_xi
Name Masaichi Sasai
Dates
Not Before: 17 October 1942
Not After: 12 July 1946

Metadata

Title

548_xi: Masaichi Sasai

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