1619: Tadao Kato

1619: Tadao Kato

Tadao Kato

Kato was born on 01 June 1923. He was a swamper on a truck at Burrard Shipyards, North Vancouver, BC. His family includes Haru Kato (mother; nee Haru Kondo) and Kuwajiro Kato (father). He lived at 501 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to 258 Simcoe Street, Toronto, ON. No seized property is listed in file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 June 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9322 (602-606)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1619
Name Tadao Kato
Dates
Not Before: 02 April 1942
Not After: 09 November 1946

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1619: Tadao Kato

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Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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