9653: Asao Sakata

9653: Asao Sakata

Asao Sakata

He was born on 10 February 1912. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Sunnyside Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Yone Sakata (mother; nee Yone Shoji), Kiichiro Sakata (father), Haruko Sakata (wife; nee Haruko Nishi), Ichiyo Sakata (daughter) and Toshi Sakata (daughter). His home address is listed as PO Box 419, Steveston, BC. Sunnyside Cannery, Skeena River, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC and Shalalth, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 February 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Bridge River, BC
Shalalth, BC
Reel
C-9393 (1471-1479)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9653
Name Asao Sakata

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9653: Asao Sakata

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Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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