2587: Minoru Sakiyama

2587: Minoru Sakiyama

Minoru Sakiyama

He was born on 1 February 1922. He was a logger employed by Deep Bay Logging Company, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Tomoe Sakiyama (mother; nee Tomoe Kitera) and Mokichi Sakiyama (father). His home address is listed as 168 14th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB, Kane, MB, and Morris, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 February 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Winnipeg, MB
Kane, MB
Morris, MB
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (450-455)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2587
Name Minoru Sakiyama



2587: Minoru Sakiyama


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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