1576: Katsuki Kadowaki

1576: Katsuki Kadowaki

Katsuki Kadowaki

Kadowaki was born on 15 September 1890. He was a fisherman and carpenter employed by North Pacific Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He ran a boat building business with Masanobu Nakamura. His family includes Misao Kadowaki (wife; nee Misao Okazaki), Tadashi Kadowaki (son), Hiroshi Kadowaki (son), Marie Kadowaki [also listed as Mariko Kadowaki] (daughter), Saburo Kadowaki [also listed as George Kadowaki] (son; born 17 August 1928), and Shigeru Kadowaki [also listed as Bobby Kadowaki] (son; born 21 June 1936). His home address is listed as 524 Seventh Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. His landlord was the Japanese Association, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Montreal, QC. His listed seized property includes his boat, the “K.K. III,” sold to H. Bell-Irving & Company Limited; fishing equipment and nets; a Phonola Mantel Radio and battery; and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 September 1890
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Montreal, QC
Locations before uprooting
Prince Rupert
C-9321 (1557-1609)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1576
Name Katsuki Kadowaki
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 09 October 1948



1576: Katsuki Kadowaki


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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