Masata Akagi

Masata Akagi

He was born on 1 September 1893. He was a fisherman employed by Nelson Brothers, Prince Rupert, BC. His family includes Shiyo Akagi (mother), Hachiro Akagi (father), Yoshi Akagi (wife; nee Yoshi Ishii), Kiyoshi Akagi (son), Jiro Akagi (son), Minoru Akagi (son), Toshio Akagi (son), and Kimiyo Akagi (daughter). His home address is listed as 1259 Atlin Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMasata Akagi
Custodian Identification Number368
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Prince Rupert


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