1155: Nariyoshi Akune

1155: Nariyoshi Akune

Nariyoshi Akune

He was born on 20 December 1889. He was a fisherman employed by Great West Packing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tsuru Akune (mother), Narikichi Akune (father), Satsue Akune (wife), Hatsuko Akune (daughter), Tsuruye Akune (daughter), Masako Akune (daughter), Teruko Akune (daughter), Akiyoshi Akune (son), Yoshiko Akune (daughter), Tsutomu Akune (son), Yoshio Akune (son), and Asano Akune (first wife). His home address is listed as House 2, Great West Cannery. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 December 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Picture Butte, AB
Reel
C-9315 (2171-2197)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1155
Name Nariyoshi Akune

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1155: Nariyoshi Akune

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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