8589: Minoru Sakamoto

8589: Minoru Sakamoto

Minoru Sakamoto

He was born on 15 October 1907. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Hatsu Sakamoto (mother; nee Hatsu Utagawa), Risaburo Sakamoto (father), and Kimiko Sakamoto (wife; nee Kimiko Uyede). His home address is listed as Osland, Smith Island, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Montreal, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 October 1907
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Montreal, QC
Reel
C-9383 (294-325)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8589
Name Minoru Sakamoto

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8589: Minoru Sakamoto

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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