13545: Shigesaku Saito

13545: Shigesaku Saito

Shigesaku Saito

He was born on 2 February 1903. He was a millhand and a gardener. His family includes Fuya Saito (mother), Kanjiro Saito (father), Chiyo Saito (wife; nee Chiyo Nishimura), Susumu Saito (son), Michiyo Saito (daughter), and Shigeharu Saito (son). His home address is listed as A.P. Lumber Company, Port Alberni, BC. Port Alberni, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge Lake, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 February 1903
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Bridge Lake, BC
Reel
C-9423 (1607-1616)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13545
Name Shigesaku Saito

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13545: Shigesaku Saito

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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