Osamu Atagi

Osamu Atagi

He was born on 18 June 1916. He was a fisherman employed by the Canadian Fishing Company and a boatbuilder employed by Tsunematsu Atagi. His family includes Kaya Atagi (mother; nee Kaya Tabata) and Tsunematsu Atagi (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 321, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Okanagan Valley Land Company, Okanagan Centre, BC and Celista, BC. He died at Celista, BC on 22 May 1944.

Metadata

ForenameOsamu
SurnameAtagi
Regularized NameOsamu Atagi
Custodian Identification Number693
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceOkanagan Centre, BC
ResidenceCelista, BC

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