1449: Katsutaro Taguchi

1449: Katsutaro Taguchi

Katsutaro Taguchi

Taguchi was born on 28 October 1892. He was a fisherman formerly employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Kuni Taguchi (wife; nee Kuni Shinde; in Japan), Kiyo Taguchi (daughter; in Japan), Takashi Taguchi (son; in Japan), and Hiroshi Taguchi (son; in Japan). He lived at Star Cannery, Steveston, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Brunkild, MB and 847 Stella Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. His seized or sold-under-duress property includes: boat “K.T.”; row boat; fishing equipment; household belongings; carpenter’s tools.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 October 1892
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Brunkild, MB
Winnipeg, MB
Locations before uprooting
C-9319 (1568-1589)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1449
Name Katsutaro Taguchi
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 20 November 1946



1449: Katsutaro Taguchi


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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