688: Heisuke Kaneko

688: Heisuke Kaneko

Heisuke Kaneko

He was born on 06 July 1885. He was a fisherman employed by Claxton Cannery. His family includes Uke Kaneko (mother), Sadae Kaneko (wife; nee Takebayashi) and Naoya Kaneko (daughter). His home address is listed as Skeena River, BC (Claxton Cannery). He was forcibly uprooted to Cambie Siding, ON and Coldstream Ranch, Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 July 1885
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Cambie Siding, ON
Vernon, BC
Reel
C-9310 (591-604)
Type Person
Custodian Number 688
Name Heisuke Kaneko
Dates
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 09 January 1946

Metadata

Title

688: Heisuke Kaneko

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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