6958: Masagoro Kato

6958: Masagoro Kato

Masagoro Kato

He was born on 20 June 1906. He worked for Mayfair Produce. His family includes Ko Kato (mother; nee Ko Tsuyuki; in Japan), Keijiro Kato (father; in Japan), Tamako Kato (wife; nee Tamako Tamada), George Kato (son; born 3 September 1935), Yoko Kato (daughter; born 13 January 1938), and David Kenji Kato (son; born 1 April 1942). His home address is listed as “5643 Dunbar Street, Vancouver, BC (15th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC)”. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 June 1906
Nationality Unknown
Locations uprooted
Lillooet, BC
C-9370 (1114-1121)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6958
Name Masagoro Kato
Not Before: 02 May 1941
Not After: 24 June 1944



6958: Masagoro Kato


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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