8004: Toshio Sakamoto

8004: Toshio Sakamoto

Toshio Sakamoto

He was born on 21 December 1909. He was a self-employed fisherman and boat builder. His family includes Hatsu Sakamoto (mother; nee Hatsu Utagawa), Risaburo Sakamoto (father), Bessie Sakamoto [also listed as Chiyoko Bessie Sakamoto] (wife; nee Bessie Hakkaku or Chiyoko Bessie Hakkaku), Robert Sakamoto [also listed as Robert Tei Sakamoto] (son), and Dennis Jun Sakamoto (son). His home address is listed as Osland, Smith Island, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Montreal, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 December 1909
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Montreal, QC
Reel
C-9379 (48-67)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8004
Name Toshio Sakamoto

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8004: Toshio Sakamoto

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