4151: Tokuzo Sakai

4151: Tokuzo Sakai

Tokuzo Sakai

He was born on 5 October 1904. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Yuki Sakai (mother; nee Yuki Yamashita), Senkichi Sakai (father), Emiko Sakai (wife; nee Emiko Ikada), and Hitoshi Sakai (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 126, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coldstream Ranch, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 October 1904
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Coldstream Ranch, BC
C-9342 (846-856)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4151
Name Tokuzo Sakai



4151: Tokuzo Sakai


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