4717: Yeiichi Katai

4717: Yeiichi Katai

Yeiichi Katai

He was born on 30 May 1912. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Okame Katai [also listed as Kame Katai and Kameno Katai] (mother), Tamiko Katai (wife; nee Tamiko Okamoto), and Shoichi Edward Katai (son). His home address is listed as House No. 46, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB and Taber, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 30 May 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Welling, AB
Taber, AB
Reel
C-9347 (1020-1038)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4717
Name Yeiichi Katai

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4717: Yeiichi Katai

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