6430: Yaichi Sakai

6430: Yaichi Sakai

Yaichi Sakai

He was born on 1 May 1886. He is also listed in the files as Yaychi Sakai. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Fuji Sakai (husband), Hisako Sakai (daughter), Shizue Sakai (daughter), Sadao Sakai (son), Iwao Sakai (son), Yaeko Sakai [possibly Yeako Sakai] (daughter), and Kiyoe Sakai (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O Box 126, No. 5 Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 May 1886
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Minto City, BC
Reel
C-9365 (194-235)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6430
Name Yaichi Sakai

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6430: Yaichi Sakai

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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