2543: Shikazo Osato

2543: Shikazo Osato

Shikazo Osato

He was born on 15 January 1879 He was a farmer. His family includes Masae Osato [also listed as Masaye Osato] (wife; nee Masae Suetsugu or Masaye Suetsugu), Keiko Osato (daughter), and Fumiko Osato [also listed as Luicy Osato and Ruth Osato] (daughter). His home address is listed as 303 14th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Oakville, MB and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 January 1879
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Oakville, MB
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (181-230)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2543
Name Shikazo Osato



2543: Shikazo Osato


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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