11361: Matsuyo Sakamoto

11361: Matsuyo Sakamoto

Matsuyo Sakamoto

Her maiden name was Matsuyo Baba. She was born on 25 November 1912. She was a housewife. Her family includes Motosuke Baba (father), Tsueu Baba (mother; nee Tsueu Kimaea), Yasuo Sakamoto (husband), Kenneth Sakamoto [also listed as Yukio Sakamoto] (son), Norman Sakamoto [also listed as Teruo Sakamoto] (son), and Lawrence Sakamoto [also listed as Mitsuo Sakamoto] (son). Her home address is listed as 331 Main Street, Vancouver, BC and Duncan, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, ON.
Sex F
Date of Birth 25 November 1912
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Fort William, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9407 (1765-1779)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11361
Name Matsuyo Sakamoto



11361: Matsuyo Sakamoto


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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