4000: Usaku Watanabe

4000: Usaku Watanabe

Usaku Watanabe

He was born on 16 April 1881. He was a self-employed tailor. His family includes Kinii Watanabe [possibly Kinie Watanabe] (mother), Zenshichi Watanabe [possibly Zonshichi Watanabe] (father), Taka Watanabe (wife; nee Taka Amano), Yukio Watanabe (son), Yoshio Watanabe (son), Isamu Watanabe (son), Mitsuko Watanabe (daughter), and Teruko Watanabe [possibly Teruku Watanabe] (daughter). His home address is listed as Dunsmuir Avenue, Cumberland, BC. Box 43, Cumberland, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 April 1881
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9341 (1164-1225)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4000
Name Usaku Watanabe

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4000: Usaku Watanabe

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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