2166: Joe Watte

2166: Joe Watte

Joe Watte

He was born on 24 August 1924. He was a boat building apprentice employed by L.P. Matsumoto. His family includes Fiji Watte (mother) and Comezo Watte (father). His home address is listed as Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eatonville, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 August 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Eatonville, ON
Reel
C-9327 (1413-1419)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2166
Name Joe Watte

Metadata

Title

2166: Joe Watte

Credits

Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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