4008: Kunitsuna Sato

4008: Kunitsuna Sato

Kunitsuna Sato

He was born on 29 March 1890. He was a logger (boom man) employed by Cedar Cove Sash & Door Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Toyo Sato (mother; nee Toyo Kakeda or Toyo Hakeda), Kinnosuke Sato (father), Takeyo Sato (wife), Ryoji Sato [also listed as George Sato] (son), Kay Sato (daughter), and Kuniaki Sato [possibly Kunioki Sato] (daughter). His home address is listed as 933 Seventh Avenue West, Vancouver, BC. 1017 Seventh Avenue West, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 March 1890
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9341 (1383-1388)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4008
Name Kunitsuna Sato

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4008: Kunitsuna Sato

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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