2681: Genhachiro Sakamoto

2681: Genhachiro Sakamoto

Genhachiro Sakamoto

He was born on 13 March 1919. His name is also listed in the file as Arthur Sakamoto or Genhachiro Arthur Sakamoto. He was a student and a logger employed by the Highland Logging Company, Simoon Sound, BC. His family includes Tome Sakamoto (mother; nee Tome Hara) and Nenohachi Sakamoto (father). His home address is listed as 457 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 March 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9330 (1201-1204)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2681
Name Genhachiro Sakamoto

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2681: Genhachiro Sakamoto

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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