1777: Toranosuke Sekine

1777: Toranosuke Sekine

Toranosuke Sekine

He was born on 6 July 1914. He is also listed as Toranosuke Frank Sekine. He was a mill hand employed by Powell Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Naka Oya (mother), Yugoro Sekine (father), Yoshiye Kato (wife), and Takako Eleanor Sekine (daughter). His home address is listed as 55 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 July 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan Extension, BC
Slocan, BC
C-9324 (1551-1559)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1777
Name Toranosuke Sekine



1777: Toranosuke Sekine


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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