4686: Hanpei Sakamoto

4686: Hanpei Sakamoto


He was born on 8 January 1886. He is also listed as Hanpe Sakamoto. He was a logger employed by Toba Inlet. His family includes Rishi Sakamoto (mother; nee Rishi Kimura), Enpei Sakamoto (father), Wari Sakamoto [also listed as Wan Sakamoto] (wife), Hideo Sakamoto (son), and Fujie Sakamoto [also listed as Fujiye Sakamoto] (daughter). His home address is listed as 230 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 January 1886
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Coaldale, AB
C-9347 (326-367)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4686
Name Hanpei Sakamoto



4686: Hanpei Sakamoto


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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