Sanshiro Akune

Sanshiro Akune

He was born on 19 April 1885. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kimi Akune (wife), Hisako Akune (daughter), Tatsuo Akune (son), Hideko Akune (daughter), Kazumi Akune (son), Tokiko Akune (daughter), Mutsuko Akune (daughter), and Naonojo Akune (brother). His home address is listed as Westham Island, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and New Denver, BC. He died at New Denver on 1 August 1945.

Metadata

ForenameSanshiro
SurnameAkune
Regularized NameSanshiro Akune
Custodian Identification Number2107
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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