8266: Massao Akiyama

8266: Massao Akiyama

Massao Akiyama

He was born on 28 May 1921. He was a logger employed by Mayo Lumber Company, Paldi, BC. His family includes Rase Akiyama (mother; nee Rase Sancaetu), and Toriuji Akiyama (father). His home address is listed as Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 May 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9381 (1074-1079)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8266
Name Massao Akiyama

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8266: Massao Akiyama

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Metadata Author: Aiying Yuan
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