7298: Tomekichi Sato

7298: Tomekichi Sato

Tomekichi Sato

He was born on 8 August 1887. His occupation is listed as “Rooming House”. His family includes Matsu Sato (mother), Takejiro Sato (father), Chika Sato (wife; nee Chika Nakamura), Ryuko Sato (daughter), Hiroko Sato (daughter), and Sueko Sato (daughter). His home address is listed as 800 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 August 1887
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Reel
C-9373 (731-744)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7298
Name Tomekichi Sato

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7298: Tomekichi Sato

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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