1385: Sute Kitade

1385: Sute Kitade

Sute Kitade

Kitade was born on 8 August 1898. She was a farmer employed by Mr. Kawase. Her family includes Yasakichi Kitade (husband; deceased at time of file), Yasuo Kitade (son), Tomiye Kitade (daughter; in Japan), and Kiyoshi Kitade (son; in Japan). Her home address is listed as Dyke Road, Steveston, BC at House 21, Pacific Cannery.. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and to Alberta . Her listed seized property includes her boat, the “Y.K.” or “S.K.,” sold to British Columbia Packers Limited, and household belongings.
Sex F
Date of Birth 08 August 1898
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9318 (952-962)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1385
Name Sute Kitade
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 28 June 1946



1385: Sute Kitade


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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