Sadajiro Akada

Sadajiro Akada

He was born on 20 March 1890. He was a sawmill hand employed by Mohawk Lumber Company. His family includes Saki Akada (wife), Shigeru Akada (son), Masaye Akada (daughter), and Shizue Akada (daughter). 932 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Grantbrook, BC; Kaslo, BC; and Raymond, AB.

Metadata

ForenameSadajiro
SurnameAkada
Regularized NameSadajiro Akada
Custodian Identification Number14129
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGrantbrook, BC
ResidenceKaslo, BC
ResidenceRaymond, AB

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Terminology

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