Massao Akiyama

Massao Akiyama

He was born on 28 May 1921. He was a logger employed by Mayo Lumber Company, Paldi, BC. His family includes Rase Akiyama (mother; nee Rase Sancaetu), and Toriuji Akiyama (father). His home address is listed as Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMassao
SurnameAkiyama
Regularized NameMassao Akiyama
Custodian Identification Number8266
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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