3501: Kichitaro Kataoka

3501: Kichitaro Kataoka

Kichitaro Kataoka

He was born on 1 October 1874. He was a fisherman employed by Great Northern Cannery, Sherman, BC. His family includes Koyo Kataoka (wife; Koyo Ota), Hiroshi Kataoka (son), Takeshi Kataoka (son), Chiyoko Kataoka (daughter), Kiyoshi Kataoka (son). His home address is listed as Sherman P.O. Box West Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 October 1874
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9337 (1311-1319)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3501
Name Kichitaro Kataoka



3501: Kichitaro Kataoka


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