4715: Ishimatsu Katai

4715: Ishimatsu Katai

Ishimatsu Katai

He was born on 25 January 1907. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Uta Katai (mother; nee Uta Kanda), Sutematsu Katai (father), Ayako Katai (wife; nee Ayako Nishimura), and Sunao Katai [also listed as Kenneth Sunao Katai] (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 517, House No. 37, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 January 1907
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9347 (978-1001)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4715
Name Ishimatsu Katai

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4715: Ishimatsu Katai

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