7420: Itaro Sakiyama

7420: Itaro Sakiyama

Itaro Sakiyama

He was born on 15 March 1879. He was a fisherman. His family includes Ume Sakiyama (mother), Keichi Sakiyama [possibly Koichi Sakiyama or Kaichi Sakiyama] (father), and Tane Sakiyama [also listed as Tana Sakiyama] (wife; nee Tane Arita or Tana Arita). His home address is listed as 116 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 March 1879
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
C-9374 (1227-1234)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7420
Name Itaro Sakiyama



7420: Itaro Sakiyama


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