13919: Genshiro Sakiyama

13919: Genshiro Sakiyama

Genshiro Sakiyama

He was born on 26 July 1897. He was a shipbuilder employed by Cordova Union Boat House. His family includes Toku Sakiyama or Toku Hanizawa (mother), Genemon Sakiyama or Genemon Hanizawa (father), Fujino Sakiyama (wife), Hiromu Sakiyama (son), Akira Sakiyama (son), Fujikazu Sakiyama (son), and Shigeko Sakiyama (daughter). 510 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 26 July 1897
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9425 (2185-2191)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13919
Name Genshiro Sakiyama



13919: Genshiro Sakiyama


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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