7535: Soyemon Sato

7535: Soyemon Sato

Soyemon Sato

He was born on 15 March 1876. He was a fish collector employed by B.C. Packers. His family includes Jin Sato (mother), Jinyemon Sato (father), and Toye Sato [possibly Yoye Sato] (wife; nee Toye Shinozaki or Yoye Shinozaki). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 March 1876
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Reel
C-9375 (106-129)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7535
Name Soyemon Sato

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7535: Soyemon Sato

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