2387: Toshio Sakamoto

2387: Toshio Sakamoto

Toshio Sakamoto

He was born on 21 July 1914. He was a boom man employed by Ocean Falls Pulp and Paper Mill, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Sue Sakamoto (mother), Tsurumatsu Sakamoto (father), and Kineno Sakamoto (wife). His home address is listed as 252 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 July 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Hamilton, ON
Reel
C-9329 (1011-1016)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2387
Name Toshio Sakamoto

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2387: Toshio Sakamoto

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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